Tag Archives: Cooking

     In spite of what you may have heard about New Orleans being a ‘tough’ city (full of crime, and clutter, and crowds) it’s one the most interesting, lively, beautiful, historic, haunted, green, elegant, friendly, and good tastin’, cities I have ever had the pleasure of experiencing (how’s that for a string of adjectives- […]

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        Sometimes old habits are hard to break.     Even though on a recent trip to Chicago, I didn’t have a kitchen to cook in (or the time to cook) I couldn’t resist a Saturday morning visit to the Green City Market.      Staged in Lincoln Park, it has over 55 local producers […]

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     Last night it was just too damn hot to cook anything interesting- too hot to even chew. Really.     What to do?     We fell back on an all-american favorite- the hamburger- grilled to perfection, covered in melted blue, tucked between a garlic-buttered grilled onion bun.      Accompanied by a dozen chilled deviled […]

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     There seems to be a new phenomena in this city of regular phenomena- the restaurant garden.     Many food establishments are diligently seeking local produce and livestock to feed their minions.       Some have even started their own farms- beside the parking lot, up on the roof, over by the homeless guy- […]

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