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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Laissez le bon temps rouler with Stuffed Cajun Meat Market

Y’all, I lived in Louisiana for many years, much of it formative years for my cooking skills.  I’ve been in Austin for 25 years, and had never found a local restaurant that could satisfy my yearning for genuine Cajun food.  Yes, I know what you are thinking.  There’s that one acclaimed spot, and then there’s … Continue reading »

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An Open Letter to TX Ag Commissioner, Todd Staples

Dear Mr. Staples, In your opinion piece in the Austin American-Statesman, you state that you believe Meatless Monday is a “carefully orchestrated campaign” to turn us all into full time vegetarians. You believes meat, specifically beef, is “a critical part of a balanced diet.” Austin has a large vegetarian and Vegan population, yet our health … Continue reading »

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Smokin’ hot in September: Pulled Pork

I decided that my husband’s smoker has gone unused too long, so last weekend I pulled a pork blade roast out of the deep freeze (I like to shop sales) and put Operation Pulled Pork Sandwich into action.  I came up with a rub, a mop sauce, and a time-frame.  Mr. ATX Food News manned … Continue reading »

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