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Entries from October 2008

Hot Roast Beef Po-Boy

October 28th, 2008 · 11 Comments

At the grocery late Sunday morning I bought a pound of thin sliced rare roast beef, a loaf of French bread and some Iceberg lettuce and tomatos for what would be his lunch treat at half-time while we watched the Saints game on CBS.

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Tags: Cajun · Creole · Culture · Mardi Gras · Recipes · sandwich

Chicken Breast Sauté

October 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment

First I started with cutting the chicken breasts in half since they were thick and this would allow them to cook quicker and also double my portions. I then decided to marinate the chicken in beer, taking an idea from the ole “6-pack chicken” recipe that I’ve done many times and which Emeril made famous some years ago.

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Tags: Entrees · French Cuisine · Recipes

Foodbuzz 24,24,24: Food Fare at the North Carolina State Fair

October 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on Foodbuzz 24,24,24: Food Fare at the North Carolina State Fair

Having chatted about it for over two years since we first heard of the event in the fall of 2006 or about 6 months after settling in our move from Louisiana, we decided it was high time for us to attend the North Carolina State Fair. Once we made the decision to attend this year […]

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Foodbuzz 24,24,24: N. C. State Fair Food, Part II

October 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The fair boasts a wide range from the General Exhibits Division in Agronomy, Flower Show, and also includes Bees and Honey, and a Wine Competition too with only tastings and no wine bottle sales due to it being a “family” fair. Other divisions that are found at most state fairs includes the Livestock Division, Poultry & Rabbits Division, Special Exhibits, and of course the Family & Consumer Science Division which encompasses the Culinary Department and Special Cooking Contests.

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Tags: Events