Category Archives: Entertaining

Jambalaya, a la Donald Link

Here’s a detailed description of Donald Link’s excellent jambalaya from his Real Cajun cookbook. The technique is a little different from some I’ve used in the past, but the results are impressive. He starts by cutting the Andouille up much … Continue reading

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Roast Pork Loin

This is my first post in a long time.  By late 2011, posting had become more work than fun, so I took a sabbatical for a while.  I am back because of some recipe requests from friends on Facebook. We … 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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Jambalaya for a crowd

My friend Tom Dantin was killed in a car accident on May 12th. He was a wonderful guy; devoted husband and father of 3, and the world is a darker, less interesting place without him. The last couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Davis’ birthday cake

Here’s a rare post about someone else on my admittedly narcissistic blog.  Jen made this cake for Davis’ 10th birthday. In progress, with Alex as a backdrop. Finished product!  I know the 10 ball is not orange, but that’s what … Continue reading

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Sortaletta

I previously posted a description of our quest to make a muffaletta here in Ponte Vedra Beach. On a different note, I must give credit to our dear friend Cheryl, proprietor of Bittersweet Confections, with introducing us to the concept … Continue reading

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Easter Dinner

We combined forces with our neighbors for dinner on Easter Sunday.  He is a great cook, and their family truly appreciates good food and wine.  I’m very short on pictures, as I was scrambling to get the meal together on … Continue reading

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