Tag: New Orleans

Recipe Alert:  Mardi Gras Jambalaya
[ 0 ] February 26, 2014 |

Recipe Alert: Mardi Gras Jambalaya

*Thanks to Vicky Braun, inventor of the Lid Pocket (www.lidpocket.com), a hands-free lid solution for most slow cookers.  This week’s recipe is courtesy Vicky featuring one of her fave Mardi Gras recipes. Ingredients: 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into 1-inch cubes 1 pound sausage (Andouille, Polish or Jennie-O turkey sausage) sliced 1 […]

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World Tour: The Road to New Orleans Pt. II
[ 0 ] March 26, 2012 |

World Tour: The Road to New Orleans Pt. II

The NCAA Division-I Men’s Basketball Final Four is now underway (and to my great disappointment, without the presence of the North Carolina Tar Heels), and everyone is preparing for the big showdown in New Orleans. I thought that I would have the opportunity to attend the big dance, but plans fell through and I’ll be […]

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World Tour: The Road to NOLA
[ 1 ] December 2, 2011 |

World Tour: The Road to NOLA

College basketball is in full swing and friends have yet another reason to gather around the TV each week for finger food, drinks and trash-talking. As a proud Tar Heel, this time of year always excites me; however, this year my excitement level has been taken up a notch. This year’s Final Four will bring […]

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World Tour: ‘Tis the season…for gumbo!
[ 0 ] November 4, 2011 |

World Tour: ‘Tis the season…for gumbo!

Leaves have turned and started to fall and temperatures are dropping. It’s the time to try out some soul-warming recipes. As part of my usual obsession with food and travel, I realized that I’d been thinking so much about foreign cuisine and booking an international flight, that I had forgotten about the cooking traditions and […]

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