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Oct 7, 2013

Lebanese Spinach and Lentil Soup

Lebanese Spinach and Lentil Soup

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

Sep 14, 2013

Israel & Food: “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown”

Israel & Food: “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown”

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown: Season 2 Kicks Off Tomorrow in Israel Anthony Bourdain kicks off the second season of his Parts Unknown [http://www.cnn.com/video/shows/anthony-bourdain-parts-unknown?iref=allsearch] series tomorrow

Aug 18, 2013

Hatch Chile Chicken Tortilla Soup

Hatch Chile Chicken Tortilla Soup

What’s the Big Deal about Hatch Chiles? Hatch chiles [http://www.hatchchilefest.com] are special for a number of reasons. First of all they make their appearance each year only in the

Feb 28, 2013

Using Pickled Pork for Seasoning

Using Pickled Pork for Seasoning

Pickled Pork? The other day I shared a soup recipe for #SundaySupper [http://familyfoodie.com/sunday-supper/]. It was my recipe for Louisiana Caldo [https://www.catholicfoodie.com/louisiana-caldo-for-sundaysupper], and it features a peculiar

Nov 27, 2012

How to Make a Dry Roux in the Oven

How to Make a Dry Roux in the Oven

[https://www.catholicfoodie.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Dry-Roux-in-the-Oven.jpg]Roux: What’s All The Fuss About? Without roux there is no gumbo [https://www.catholicfoodie.com/authentic-chicken-and-andouille-gumbo]. For gumbo, a traditional roux

Jul 31, 2012

Lebanese Stuffed Squash (Kousa Mahshi)

Lebanese Stuffed Squash (Kousa Mahshi)

[https://www.catholicfoodie.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Kousa-Mahshi.jpg]Kousa Mahshi: Stuffed Squash, Lebanese-style I hated squash as a child. And during the summers we used to get a lot of it.

Jun 14, 2012

Barbecued Shrimp: A Classic New Orleans Recipe

Barbecued Shrimp: A Classic New Orleans Recipe

[https://www.catholicfoodie.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/BBQ-Shrimp.jpg]Barbecued Shrimp Wonderful, deliciously-delicious shrimp. I love shrimp. There’s nothing like those little buggers. Yes, crawfish are good. But I can’t

Jan 31, 2012

A Louisiana Favorite: Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

A Louisiana Favorite: Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

Shrimp and Okra Gumbo I love me a good gumbo. As I have said before, I make chicken and andouille gumbo (or turkey!) [/turkey-and-andouille-gumbo] throughout the year. But seafood gumbo [/the-catholic-foodies-best-seafood-gumbo-sundaysupper] is reserved