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Food

Pork Loin with Cranberry Apple Stuffing

We enjoy this dish so much, it ended up replacing turkey as the traditional holiday main course.

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Family Food

Alma’s Cheese Log

My mom learned this recipe from her mother, Alma, who made it every Thanksgiving and Christmas. It was a must-have while the family was together; you couldn’t imagine seeing the card table, Scrabble, marbles, or any other games played after dinner without this snack there, on the table. It just wouldn’t happen.

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Food

Cooking a Ribeye

This steak goes great with chimichurri sauce and pairs really well with a bold red wine.

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Food

“Sweet Heat” pulled-pork tacos

After making barbacoa tacos, I wanted to try the same thing but with pork, instead of beef. Pulled pork has a completely different flavor space, from beef, so there’s a lot to play with. I didn’t want traditional pulled pork; my goal was tacos, so I wanted more spiciness, less barbecue.

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Food

Barbacoa Breakfast Tacos

Breakfast Tacos. With Barbacoa. That’s right – they’re amazing.

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Backyard Food

Crawfish boils – more than just the crawdads

The joy of a crawfish boil is not just in the cooking & eating of crawfish. It’s the entirety of the affair: Friends, family & neighbors coming together to socialize around food. It’s an event, not just a meal.

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Food

Mom’s Hot Chocolate

Warm, creamy hot chocolate that’s easy to make.

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Food

Tortilla soup tacos

It started with this tweet: I need to capture the essence of tortilla soup …in taco form. How?! — Chris Lauzon (@squireX2) August 15, 2013 Yumm, right? Alrighty, I have an idea for dinner. My thinking is this: You’re pretty much making the soup, minus the wet parts. Chicken, vegetables, spices, just no broth. I […]

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Drink Food

Laid in the Shade

Blue Bell Ice Cream’s Homemade in the Shade is a treat, for those who’ve never had it. It’s simply homemade vanilla ice cream and a fudge swirl. It also makes a great frozen drink with a little bit of effort. Place 4, 5, oh hell, make it 6 scoops of the ice cream into a […]

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Food

Crawfish recipe

With my crawfish boil coming up, I thought I would share the recipe I use. Try not to drool too much. This list is per sack (Each sack of live crawfish is 30-36 pounds in size.) 1 sack of swamp fire mix 1 jar of paprika (5-10 oz is good) 8 oz cannister of cayenne […]