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Surf and Turf and Thirst

Our thirst was quenched by red wine and accompanied by a feast that went from under the turf to swimming in the surf: garlic mashed potatoes (root vegetables), caramelized green beans with candied almonds (grown in the turf), grilled ribeyes (grazing on their pastures), and butterfly bayou shrimp (feeding at the bottom of the water) [...]

Mama-Made Meals and New Guest Bloggers

I realize it’s been awhile since I’ve last posted, but rest assured that I have good things in the works for you, my dear readers. Both of you are in for a treat when we start getting dispatches from our new guest bloggers. If all works out, we will have an English teacher (and my [...]

Puff Pastry Wrapped Brie

Now, this is an appetizer that is simple and relatively cheap to make, but that looks and tastes pretty impressive. It’s a puff pastry wrapped package of melty Brie goodness. I serve it with sliced apples and water crackers, but you can simply eat it plain if you’d like. While I have only made this [...]