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Mason Jar Cheesecakes

Nothing says, “I’m just tickled to have you here” better than a delicious dessert presented beautifully. Except maybe cheesecake…oh, wait, this is both! Then, just to make it better, we’re going to cook it in a – wait for it – SLOW COOKER! 583 more words

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Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo

You know when you get the sudden desire to go to New Orleans? Or is that just me? I’ve never been and I’ve been thinking so much about it lately, but since a trip is out of the question right now, I’ve settled for cooking some classic cuisine to tide me over. 769 more words


Sassafras Restaurant, New Orleans, La. Report #87

Before I started blogging I used to give short restaurant reports on Facebook.  People kept telling me I should start a blog, so for the first time in my life I listened to people.  617 more words


Gumbo Basics

I am calling any thick soup a gumbo in this post. The soup is gumbo because broth is spicy. The important idea to observe is that I used anything in my kitchen to make this gumbo. 46 more words


Spicy Shrimp and Chicken Gumbo

When I got out of the navy in ‘82, jobs were scarce in Atlanta but I was fortunate enough to find one off Ashby Street in the West End. 781 more words

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Slow Cooker Pumpkin Gumbo

I was watching America’s Test Kitchen and their gumbo recipe.  It is as authentic as it gets.  However, it uses high sodium ingredients and a roux, which is not gluten-free.  308 more words