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Entries from August 2008

New WordPress Theme

August 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

You may have noticed that I have updated the Cajun Chef Ryan site with a new theme which has a very unique look and feel. It is the Cutline Theme for WordPress and it has a professional air to it that I like, especially the new added 3-column template and format. There were a few […]

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Tags: Commentary

Mints

August 21st, 2008 · 5 Comments

There are two varieties of mint growing in our front yard, one is spearmint and the other peppermint. I love both, but the peppermint is much better in my opinion for making a Mint Julep or Mojito alcoholic beverage. The spearmint is highlighted in the close-up photo and the peppermint is the larger image displaying […]

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Tags: Ingredients

The Omnivore’s Hundred List

August 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

DogHill Kitchen from Food Buzz  put this blog post up yesterday, so I thought about doing it too! This is a list of a hundred foods every omnivore should try and it comes from Andrew Wheeler, co-author of the British food blog Very Good Taste. In my 21 years in the restaurant biz I have come […]

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Tags: Food · Ingredients

Battle of the Banana Breads

August 19th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Sunday we found ourselves with two bunches of over-ripe bananas and decided the best thing would be to make some banana bread. One bunch of the regular yellow variety and the other a bunch of the sweeter baby Costa Rica variety. Well, my all time favorite banana bread is a Coconut Banana Bread  that I […]

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Tags: Baking · Food · Recipes

Toscana di Tilapia

August 19th, 2008 · Comments Off on Toscana di Tilapia

On occasion we have no idea what we are going to have for dinner and it comes down to whatever we happen to have on hand either in the pantry, refrigerator or freezer, mostly in all three. We happened to have some tilapia in the freezer so we decided to prepare that in some fashion […]

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Tags: Italian · Recipes · Seafood