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Entries Tagged as 'Heritage'

Food On Television

June 5th, 2008 · Comments Off on Food On Television

The other night Monique and I were just surfing the channels and I ran across the show Good Eats with Alton Brown on the Food Network, and there were two shows back to back, the first one covered Puff Pastry Dough and the second installment was all about Pâte à choux. Both shows were very informative and refresher courses if you will, reminding me of the ole culinary arts pastry classes I had taken during my culinary apprenticeship back in 1984.

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Tags: Commentary · Food · Heritage · Julia Child · Pastry · Television

Columns Hotel Special Menu Items – Part I

June 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Columns Hotel Special Menu Items – Part I

Circa 1985-1986  During my tenure at the Columns Hotel I collected many of the weekly dinner specials menus and ultimately made my way to the hot line and learned to prepare most of the dinner items. I have listed the items as they appeared on the original menus with the original prices. I have also […]

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Tags: Columns Hotel · Heritage · Menus

Cajun Fais Do-Do

May 12th, 2008 · Comments Off on Cajun Fais Do-Do

If you have ever been to a Fais Do-Do you know you’ll be dancing, and there are always a few folks who will teach you if you don’t know. The Cajun two-step and the Cajun waltz are easy to learn and very popular today, along with the more advanced steps of the Cajun Jitterbug or the Cajun Jig.

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Tags: Cajun · Culture · Heritage · Traditions