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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 […]

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Food

Beer Bread

3 cups self-rising flour* 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 (12-ounce) can of beer Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Lightly grease or spray a 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray. Combine all ingredients, mixing well. Pour into prepared loaf pan and bake for 1 hour. Makes 1 loaf. *Or you may […]

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Food

Pat’s Cottage Pie

Here’s the difference between shepherd’s pie and cottage pie: If it’s made with lamb, it’s shepherd’s pie. If it’s with beef or other meats, it’s cottage pie. Simple enough? Here’s my recipe for cottage pie. Ingredients 4 large russet potatoes (2 1/2 pounds) 3 pounds ground beef 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 large onions […]