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Red Beans and Rice

I've stated before that I'm not Catholic so I don't really observe Mardi Gras or Ash Wednesday for religious reasons. However, I'll take any excuse to eat Cajun inspired cuisine. It's so delicious. And, if you do it right, it can be decently good for you a well. The trickiest part of Cajun food for… Continue reading Red Beans and Rice

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African Hominy and Beans

February is Black History Month. I think we are all aware of traditional Southern United States dishes that get mentioned this month. But it is interesting to look further into the roots of those dishes and the origins of African Americans. Most of us haven't been to Africa or an African themed restaurant, with the… Continue reading African Hominy and Beans

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Fiesta Pasta Salad

Fall is my favorite season.  I love the colors, the cooler weather, the flavors, the football and bands, and my birthday.  But this year, I find myself wishing summer would linger a little longer.  We had a very full summer of fun activities.  But I want just one more grilled hamburger, one more picnic, one… Continue reading Fiesta Pasta Salad