Category Archives: Football

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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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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A word about the header pictures

From left to right, here is a description of the pictures in the page header: Rotisserie-roasted pork loin, from some event for a lot of people at our house.  Pork loin is a great choice for large groups.  It is … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Sunday

We celebrated the Super Bowl with a slightly unconventional menu: Stuffed turkey breast Spice-rubbed roast chicken Fennel salad Spaghetti with bacon and onions Chocolate pecan pie The turkey breast turned out well. I stuffed it with Italian sausage and some … Continue reading

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Saints-Seahawks Wild Card Game, 2011

We are all excited for today’s wild-card playoff game between our beloved Saints and the NFC West Champion Seattle Seahawks.  The Saints are heavy favorites, but are injury-depleted at key positions, and Seattle is a very tough place to play … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day, 2011

We started the year with our semi-traditional New Year’s Day get together.  The menu included 11 pounds of greens (turnip, mustard, and collards) prepared largely according to Emeril’s excellent recipe from Real & Rustic, 3 pounds of blackeyed peas, an … Continue reading

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