Top 10 Favorite Sandwiches and How To Make Them (G2G, blog)

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A simple sandwich just hits the spot. But one thing that’s not simple is making a choice among all my favorites. If you’ve been a part of my Acadiana Table for some time, you no doubt understand my pursuit of the perfect sandwich—so many sandwiches, so little time. So here’s a list of my Top …

Potato and Brussels Soup (G2G, blog)

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Potato soup is friendly and familiar—just like that old high-school BFF that visits once a year. The recipe has become a comfortable (and predictable) interpretation of a thick and creamy bowl of pulverized potatoes loaded up with cheese. And yes, I love it as much as you do. But with my Potato and Brussels Soup …

Mushroom Soup (G2G, blog)

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Rich, intense flavors explode in your mouth with my Mushroom Soup recipe. As a side dish or soup entrée, this one delivers a wallop of taste. It goes without saying that I’m a meat-lover, but from time to time, my wife requests an all-vegetable dinner. Okay, I’m in. With bold and meaty flavors, my Mushroom …

Curried Meatballs Skillet (G2G, blog)

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Hot and spicy, smooth, and saucy, one bite of these Curried Meatballs Skillet will bring your guests back for more. Meatballs meet Asian spice in this Curried Meatballs Skillet, my addictive party food recipe. Curry is one of those ingredients that have a wide following; I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love it. And in …

Shaved Brussels Slaw (G2G, blog)

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With the first crunchy bite, you’ll fall in love with Brussels with this tasty Shaved Brussels Slaw recipe. The surprise is that with each bite it gets even tastier as you discovered the hidden flavors inside. My wife Roxanne has a way with fresh vegetables, especially the green, leafy variety. Raw, steamed, charred, smothered, or …

Chicken Tortilla Soup (G2G, blog)

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Tangy, spicy, and full of chicken flavor, my Chicken Tortilla Soup is a Mexican soup classic. It brings maximum flavor with minimum effort. For me, soup is a simple dinner meal that delivers flavor and comfort in a bowl. If you’ve spent any time at my Acadiana Table, you no doubt know my love affair …

Black Bean Soup (G2G, blog)

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I’ve had a lifelong Latin love affair with frijoles negros (black beans)—a dark and mysterious recipe that I just can’t get enough of. And once you’ve loaded a spoonful of my steaming hot Black Bean Soup topped with a cold dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of red onions and chopped cilantro, you’ll become a Latin …

Smoked Sausage and Quail Jambalaya (G2G, blog, with Richard’s andouille for Fall)

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My love for quail, no, my obsession for any Cajun recipe that has quail as the central ingredient, drives me in my creative quest for the ultimate dish using this tasty bird. No doubt, you’ve seen my quail gumbo, my stuffed quail, smothered quail, and fried quail, so why not a quail jambalaya. And these …

Chilled Seafood Salad with Two Dressings

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Ice-cold shrimp and chilled lump crabmeat need nothing more than a tasty dressing or two to complete a casual springtime meal. And my recipe for Chilled Seafood Salad with Two Dressings keeps it simple and light—two ingredients for an easy dinner. Anytime Roxanne and I visit Biloxi, Mississippi, we make a beeline to our favorite …

24-Carrot Puréed Gold: Carrot Ginger Soup

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You might approach your first spoonful of this Carrot Ginger Soup with a bit of culinary doubt, but trust me. When the flavors explode on your tongue, you’ll be back for a second, third, fourth, well, you get the message. And you’ll be getting compliments galore from family and friends. And I call it 24-Carrot …