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The Unknown Named Squash Soup

There are too many squash varietals to even begin naming them!  And, now is the time (roughly Late Summer) when the first of the winter squashes start rolling in from the fields.  We’ve got some interesting shaped and colored fellas in our kitchen — one kind of looks like a submarine. Many of the existing … Continue reading

The City That Care Forgot

New Orleans, the Big Easy…also known as The City That Care Forgot…  I visited New Orleans once again this past weekend.  I was raised there for four years when I was in grade school and my father’s ancestry goes way back in New Orleans.  So, every time I visit, I unveil a new layer of … Continue reading

Running into the Gulf

I sat by a small man all the way to New Orleans from Meridian, MS. This small man, no taller than 3 feet proceeded to get drunk and call me sweet-pea and baby. Across the row from me was a young man of 24 riding down from Charlotte, NC to Picayune, LA to get his … Continue reading