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Tagged With: Cajun

Dirty Rice is my comfort food

I am a native Texan, born into a multi-ethnic family in San Antonio and come by my love for cooking Tex Mex foods naturally. My first thoughts for dinner almost always involve something from my childhood: tacos, chalupas, enchiladas, flour tortillas. When I was 8 years old, my father’s job with the FAA moved us … Continue reading »

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Eatin’ good in my S. Austin ‘hood

My neighborhood in far South Austin offers some pretty great restaurants, and some pretty lousy ones. And sometimes all about knowing what to order.  For example, a Chinese restaurant might offer an excellent spicy stir fry, but the rest of the menu is meh, just average.  I love to ask people not just where to … Continue reading »

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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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