Monthly Archives: September 2011

Skirt Steak

Skirt steak is a toothsome, beefy cut similar to flank steak. It is best prepared by cooking quickly over high heat, and then slicing thinly against the grain. In this case, I marinated in a little red wine with garlic, … Continue reading

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Grilled chicken with bread salad

I like roasting and grilling chickens, but there are only so many ways to roast or grill. Occasionally, you have to do something to mix up your routine, or otherwise liven things up a bit. In this case, I chose … Continue reading

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Jennifer’s Red Beans

Red beans are a quintessentially New Orleans dish. Traditionally, they were prepared on Mondays, which was wash day. The beans could cook most of the day, largely unattended, while the lady of the house tackled the laundry. They are still … Continue reading

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Late night snack

A little leftover blueberry cobbler, a la mode. – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

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It’s good to be home!

I got home very late last night after a few days in Scottsdale at a continuing education course.  It’s good to be home.  I woke up this morning looking forward to the Saints game, and thinking about what to make … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken Roulade

I’m not sure it’s appropriate to call this a roulade, it’s really just a stuffed chicken breast.  Roulade sounds better, though, so why not?  This is a VERY simple recipe.  Take a skinless, boneless chicken breast and pound it thin. … Continue reading

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Grilled Lobster

This is an old picture, from our trip to North Carolina over the summer.  On the way to our rental, we passed a ‘gypsy’ lobster stand on the side of the road.  I was understandably skeptical, but the lobsters seemed … Continue reading

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