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#TBT Recipe: Gumbo for Mardi Gras

I suppose another #TBT recipe wouldn’t hurt, eh?  Next week is Fat Tuesday, so now you’ll have enough time to gather the ingredients and make this, the best gumbo north … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · 3 Comments

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.  It’s one of … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · 8 Comments

Top Chef NOLA Episode 15: Leaving New Orleans

Episode 14 Finale Part 1 * Brian got booted from last week’s episode mainly because of his head-scratching decision to use boneless, skinless chicken breast in his dish.  So on … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · 6 Comments

Gumbo z’Herbes

The Quickfire Challenge in Top Chef NOLA Episode 2 had the contestants making a gumbo that was based on their heritage.  The winning dish was an “Iowan-Trinidadian gumbo with coconut, … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · 14 Comments