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France or Italy: Who stole the culinary crown?

By Alice Verberne-Benamara

The year-end reviews are published and the statistics haven’t changed. Italian food is still the prince of American hearts (and stomachs). 882 more words

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Gimme Some Gumbo

Something had me craving some gumbo the other day.  What, not sure.  I flipped through the great reference I have, The Little Gumbo Book by Gwen McKee… 442 more words


Hot Soup for a Cold Day

Some families have the tradition of eating certain foods at certain times. For New Years Day, southerners engage in the tradition of Hoppin’ John, a delicious meal of rice, black eyed peas, and smoked sausage. 523 more words


Cloudy and drizzly and chilly days make it easy to stay in and cook.  Found some frozen shrimp and decided to do a gumbo.I started with about a half cup of flour and poured in oil until it looked like plenty.   194 more words


"Doctored Up" Gumbo

Note to self: when shopping for groceries after work, if I come across a container of frozen gumbo in the seafood section and think “hmm that would be something different and EASY” remember it will have to be “doctored up”. 659 more words


A Proper New Orleans Feast

I want you to think about the tastiest thing you have ever eaten. Now forget about it. What I am about to show you will blow your mind. 232 more words



Being from a family that is from New Orleans on both sides, we LOVE TO EAT. One of our favorite dishes is obviously Gumbo. It’s such an amazing combination of spices and seafood in a browned flour base. 9 more words