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Top Chef NOLA Episode 2: Rebuilding New Orleans

Episode 1 Episode 3 . So after the quick little recap of last week’s episode, they jumped right into the Quickfire challenge, where the theme was gumbo. Did I ever … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · 6 Comments

Top Chef: New Orleans – Season Premiere

For last year’s season premiere of Top Chef: Seattle, I posted the following: I didn’t know until a couple days ago that it was starting already and, quite frankly, I … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · 12 Comments

Mardi Gras! My Gumbo Recipe

Mardi Gras.  Fat Tuesday. Shrove Tuesday.  Whatever you call it – Laissez les bons temps rouler! So what is Mardi Gras besides a big drunken excuse for debauchery in New … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · 11 Comments

Football! Week 7 – Vengeance is Mine! *Daikon Banh Mi recipe inside…

Make sure to check out the Recipe Index in menu on the left!   I gotta admit, I was reeling after getting beat in Week 5 picks.  I knew it … Continue reading

October 20, 2011 · 2 Comments