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The Original Sloppy Joe Sandwich

Have you ever eaten a REAL Sloppy Joe? I don’t mean the ground beef and tomato sauce sandwich. I am talking about the classic and delicious double-decker deli sandwich that [...]

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How to Make a Roux

French chef Marie Antoine-Carême was the first to organize French sauces into groups that were based on four foundational sauces. In 1903, French chef Auguste Escoffier [...]

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Make Your Own Delicious Cole Slaw!

Coleslaw seems to only show up on our table during summer barbecues, where it is often passed up for other mayo based side dishes such as potato and macaroni salad. Coleslaw [...]

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Quick and Easy Cajun/Creole Spice Mix

This is a recipe for my New Orleans Cajun/Creole Spice mix. I keep this in my cabinet and use it in many dishes for an extra kick of flavor and depth. Its easy to make and it [...]

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Herb Roasted Potatoes

I make these potatoes several times a month. They are quick to make and everyone in the house loves them. Their delicate flavor and wonderful texture make them a great side [...]

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Homemade Apple Pie

I volunteered at a 5K and I was paid in apples and bananas! Yummy. My daughter and I made Banana Bread last week and we just completed our first Apple Pie. I’ve never [...]

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Quick and Easy Salmon Cakes

I’ve been fishing recreationally since I was a small child, but after doing my post grad fellowship in Portland, Oregon, my love and respect for fishing and (salmon in [...]

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