August 6, 2014

Azzurre is a sipping vodka.  I found it to be quite sumptuous, prepared very simply- so that...

August 6, 2014

Did it take going to Tales of the Cocktail to try Broker's Gin?  I have to say yes because...

July 10, 2014

This has turned into a very exciting summer.  My second book, Whiskey Cocktails is now in pre-...

March 2, 2014
shrimp ettoufee

Heading down south to New Orleans for Mardi Gras is definitely on my bucket list. What a dream:...

March 1, 2014

This Po' Boy sandwich is stuffed with meat, cheese and gravy.  Homemade mayonnaise is...

February 27, 2014

Green peppers are a quintessential ingredient in Cajun cuisine and the inspiration for this recipe...

February 27, 2014

No Mardi Gras celebration is complete without a steaming hot bowl of gumbo.  This chicken and...

February 26, 2014
hurricane cocktail

Get a taste of the Big Easy this Fat Tuesday with a classic New Orleans cocktail. The Hurricane is...

February 26, 2014
Mini Muffuletta

These scrumptious mini muffaletta sandwiches are the perfect New Orleans snack for your Fat Tuesday...

February 25, 2014
Cajun Shrimp Skillet

Indulge in this scrumptious Cajun shrimp recipe this Fat Tuesday. This easy seafood dish from...

February 25, 2014

  Craving Creole? This delicious and easy jambalaya recipe from Taste of Home has all the...

August 5, 2013

Home Bar Basics is a lovely book written by Dave Stolte.  I know Dave from Social Media and...

July 10, 2013

Photo: Warren Bobrow: Leica M8 There is a new German herbal liquor on the market here in the United...

February 6, 2013
Banana Bourbon Bread is a Sweet Mardi Gras Treat

Taking two New Orleans favorites and turning them into one delicious looking dessert can never be a...

February 5, 2013
Red Beans and Rice with Andouille Sausage Makes the Perfect Mardi Gras Meal

Mardi Gras is just around the corner and since most of us won't be able to make it to the...

January 30, 2013
Celebrate the Super Bowl in New Orleans With This Red Beans and Rice Recipe

Kick up your Cajun heels and and get your game face on for Super Bowl Sunday in New Orleans.  ...

January 17, 2013
pizza

Chef Mark Bello from The Pizza School shares one of his favorite Super Bowl recipes - beer infused...

July 28, 2012

Klaus, the Soused Gnome from the Fabulous Beekman Boys fame traveled in my kit bag all the way to...

May 24, 2012
burger

Inspired by beer tasting pub crawls, Bon Appetit magazine is launching a new way to explore a...

March 17, 2012
Jason Segel Gained 25 Pounds While Filming in New Orleans

Jason Segel filmed his latest movie, Jeff, Who Lives at Home, in New Orleans and warns all future...

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