A Traditional Middle Eastern Lentil Soup Fall is here. It still doesn’t really feel like it here in south Louisiana, but fall is here nonetheless. With the advent of fall and football
Is it Kafta, Kofta or Kufta? Well, it depends. I’ve seen it – and heard it referred to – as all three. But those three words all point to the same delicious thing: lamb
Bell Peppers Are Perfect for Stuffing I used to not like bell peppers. Of course, I would eat them if they were cooked down until they were soft and had virtually no texture.
Louisiana: The Land of Milk and Honey… And Shrimp! It’s shrimp season here in Louisiana, and the shrimp are plentiful! Each year Louisiana shrimpers catch 90 – 120 million pounds of both brown
A Greek Fest Inspiration: Garlic Shrimp with Tomatoes, Peppers and Feta One of our favorite things about the Greek Fest every Memorial Day Weekend [/greek-fest-new-orleans-celebrates-40-years-of-culture-and-cuisine] is the Greek grocery. Kalamata olives, dried Greek
Feed Your Soul! There are many ways to look at that statement, but Cafe Reconcile takes an approach to “Feed Your Soul!“ that is very similar to The Catholic Foodie and to Around
A guest post by Ross McKnight Yesterday was the Feast Day of The Blessed Virgin of Pompeii [http://campus.udayton.edu/mary/meditations/pompei]. Meat pies have nothing to do with Pompeii, but
Lebanese Chicken When it comes to Lebanese chicken, the question really becomes… To Shawarma or Not to Shawarma? Yes. That is the question. 😉 Chicken Shawarma is made by alternately stacking strips of fat
Hummus and The Lebanese Connection We love hummus, and we eat it quite often. But it wasn’t always that way. At least not for me. For me — believe it or not — there
Grilled Cheese: The Classic Retro Food I grew up in the 70s. Yes, I wore bell bottoms. Yes, I listened to the Bee Gees. Yes, I had a bowl haircut. I was cool.
White Beans & Rice: It’s Not All Red Beans Down Here I know. I know. Red Beans & Rice is like a staple down here. Believe me, I know. I also know that I
Kicked-Up Sandwiches There’s nothing like a good sandwich. And, lucky for me, New Orleans is the birthplace of a couple of legendary and world-famous sandwiches: the Po-Boy and the Muffuletta. But today