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How I ate my way through New Orleans

“Nola, Nola, NOLA.” The phrase keeps looping in my head as my flight touches down in New Orleans. For those unfamiliar with the reference y’all need to check out this  1,281 more words

How I bought A Cookbook For A Gay Man

Back in February, I attended an absolutely beautiful gay wedding, but the day before I flew out, I had to buy a cookbook with Louisiana recipes in it for a friend of mine. 448 more words


"The Bean Trick"

Put an end to the horror of canned refried beans, do “The Bean Trick”.  You guys remember Emeril Lagasse yelling “BAM” and “PORK FAT RULES”? Well, pork fat does rule. 104 more words

Savory Inspiration


There are a few things I love in life. Some of those things are New Orleans, Chrissy Teigen, wine, and cooking. All 4 of those loves came together beautifully on Saturday when I stumbled upon Chrissy tweeting about wanting to do a #DrunkDinnerParty, where a bunch of psychopaths who are weirdly obsessed with her (read: me) all cook the same meal and tweet about it. 498 more words


Mardi Gras! My Gumbo Recipe Again

I was going to re-post this on Fat Tuesday, but figured I’d do it a day early in case you were looking for something special to make.   562 more words


NOLA 2014!

Last weekend, Scott and I took our very first actual vacation out of Austin that was strictly for vacation purposes. Where else is a Texas couple to go to beat the winter blues but New Orleans! 291 more words