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Inspiration from the Garden and the Sea

I got inspired to prepare a little fine dining. I just got back from a vacation in Maui and the last meal we had was at Pacific’O. This is one of the best restaurants on the island featuring local ingredients … Continue reading

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The Salad Of Necessity

I seldom use recipes, except in regards to pickling, canning and baking. These are the areas where chemistry matters. In all other things I have a basic recipe that I follow but almost always just wing it. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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What the heck is a chutney anyway?

My dad used to have this Major Gray’s Chutney that I thought was repulsive as a kid. He would slurp that stuff down, mainly with lamb, but with all kinds of fatty meat. As I later learned, a child’s palate … Continue reading

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The Lasagna of Vindication

My husband Alan is quite bossy in the kitchen and I usually follow his advice since he’s a wonderful and talented chef. However, once in a while, I actually know what I’m doing and have to insist on doing it … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Pie that ate my afternoon

I had no idea it would take so long, but somehow this year’s Thanksgiving pumpkin pie took hours and hours to make. You know how it goes. First you have to find all the ingredients. Then clear a space in … Continue reading

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Gris-Gris Gumbo Ya Ya

Gris Gris Gumbo Ya Ya is the first song on the first album by Dr. John The Night Tripper. Up until that time he was Mac Rebenack but in 1968 he began a process that changed him into Dr. John … Continue reading

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My Desert Island Dish

If you told me that I was going to spend my life on a desert island and could only bring one dish with me that dish would be Chicken Paprikash. If you woke me up in the middle of the … Continue reading

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What The Heck Are Refried Beans Anyway

Growing up in New Jersey in a Jewish family I thought many foods from the south were actually jokes and not real food at all. Take for example Chicken Fried Steak. What the hell is that, you don’t fry steak, … Continue reading

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Mom’s Tuna Fish

I remember when my mom got the call. It was from Mrs. Adler and she wanted to know what made my mom’s tuna salad so good that her son came home raving about it. I remember her listing off the … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Jewish Coonass

Slim Goodies Diner 3322 Magazine St New Orleans, LA 70115-2411 (504) 891-3447 I guess people stay out too late in New Orleans to get up and eat breakfast. Finding a good place for breakfast close to our hotel turned out … Continue reading

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