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Gumbo YaYa: A Lesson in the Louisiana Soup

  Once we are able to safely travel again, New Orleans is at the top of my list, specifically for Jazz Fest which is hopefully happening in the fall. Not only does this city have the most amazing ...

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From White to Black: Breaking Down Roux

  As the world of soups and sauces is ever so extensive, time has created a million variations and preferential changes to everything anyone may consider correct. Flavors will be ever changing as it ...

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Red Beans and Rice with Fried Chicken

  After returning from New Orleans on a Monday morning, I decided to make red beans and rice that night. Everyone knows Monday is red beans and rice day! 

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Let the Good Times Roll at Mardi Gras Madness

  Mardi Gras is right around the corner making me long for the the scents and tastes of New Orleans. It is truly one of my favorite cities on earth with its unmatched charm, romantic beauty and ...

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Pinch Some Tails in our Crawfish Boil Class

One of my favorite classes to teach at The Chopping Block is Crawfish Boil because it means we are beginning the transition from spring to summer. It's also tons of fun! In this class, you’ll not ...

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Red Beans and Rice: A Twist on a Cajun Classic

Here in Chicago, it is the time between spring and summer where winter still likes to make itself known. It is kind of cold outside and everyone is waiting, oh so patiently, for continuous warm ...

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