Recipes

Osso Buco

Osso Buco, literally “hole in the bone” or veal shanks, are braised and slow cooked in a rich demiglace or...

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Vietnamese Rice Noodle and Vegetable Salad

Vietnamese rice noodles, bun, pronounced “boon” are perfect for salads, spring rolls or hot noodle soups. They cook quickly and...

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Helen’s Fruity Homemade Granola

My friend Helen says she doesn’t cook. For Christmas this year she delivered a beautiful container of toasted granola to...

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The Saint 75

We are still talking about the Saints in Louisiana and their final play off game. So why not sip a...

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Bettah Cheddah

Better cheddar, or as we say in New Orleans, “bettah cheddah,” is a jazzed up version of what some may...

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Grilled Corn on the Cob

Super grilled corn for Super Bowl (or Boycott/Shun Bowl) Sunday. I am always looking for an excuse to visit New...

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Dr BBQ’s Secret Sauce

If you are considering feeding a crowd, grilling is the way to go. BBQ chicken with some sausage and other...

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Red or Blood Orange Salad

The citrus vendor at our local farmers market had some beautiful Louisiana red navel oranges this weekend. If you have...

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Kumquat Old Fashioned

An Old Fashioned is a simple yet complex cocktail. There are many variations to this classic cocktail which has been...

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower

I love anything with cauliflower or as it is known in France, “choufleur.” “Mon petit choufleur” which literally means my...

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Muhammara

Muhammara is a roasted pepper appetizer with Turkish origins. If you ever visit Turkey you will quickly understand that all...

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Almost Nearly Perfect Biscuits

I discovered these incredible biscuits in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Ocean Springs is probably best known and associated with Walter Anderson,...

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