One Heck of a Wingding!

Our weather has gotten cooler, the holidays are right around the corner, and footballs are soaring โ€“ all setting the tone for one hell of a party! Sure, we’re all scrambling to get ready to feast for Thanksgiving, singing Christmas celebrations, and ringing in the New Year (and Mardi Gras), […]

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Strut Your Stuff!

There’s little in this world you cannot stuff. You can stuff your face, a teddy bear, your house (with all kinds of stuff), a mattress, your butt into a tight pair of jeans . . . the possibilities are endless! Of all that’s available, arguably the best (and tastiest) stuff […]

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For the Love of Lobster

Innumerable and ubiquitous are the comments that disparage the lobster. From the simple and non-descript “it’s overrated” to conceit regarding it’s supposed lack of flavor and “rubbery” (translation: poorly cooked) texture. How many times have I heard folks comparing it to its crustaceous relatives; the ever elevated crab and ginormous […]

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Orange You Glad It’s Fall?

Along with ginger-hued leaves, bright red apples and football, pumpkins are one of the most prominent autumn archetypes. After all, what would fall be for us without pumpkin pie, spookily-carved jack-o-lanterns, or Pumpkin Spice Lattes? It would be a sad season, indeed. Native to North America, pumpkins are a winter […]

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Frappe Happy

Even for many aficionados, a piping hot cup of coffee on a sweltering summer day in New Orleans is about as appealing as running a 10k in a goose down parka. Though many folks can be found sheltering inside well air-conditioned spaces where a steaming cuppa Joe can be had […]

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Killer Queso

Like many of the world’s most marvelous inventions, cheese was likely an accidental discovery. Some lucky goat herder thousands of years ago was attempting to prolong the life of milk and in the process, made it curd. Oh what a happy day that must have been! Unbeknownst to the fortunate […]

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