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Feeling Crabby, Think Louisiana Sunshine with Garlic Crabs Recipe from Mosquito Supper Club by Melissa Martin

Dec 31
Feeling crabby! Think Louisiana sunshine with Garlic Crabs recipe from Mosquito Supper Club (Artisan Books, April 2020) by Melissa Martin. Garlic Crabs with Parsley and Lemon Serves 2 to 4 In Louisiana, when temperatures start rising to sweltering highs and the brackish water heats up, it’s peak crab season. From June to September, you can open just about any icebox on the bayou and find a tray of boiled crabs. We eat them for breakfast,...
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Putting A Stamp On Portuguese Food, Pastel de Tentugal, A classic from the 16th Century

Jan 2
One of the things that stayed with me from a July 2018 visit to Portugal is stamps. I had bought a few too many stamps that were not used as airport clearing for flight back was a little slow. So I brought back Portuguese food memories, exhibit # 1 is 'Pastel de Tentugal' or Pastéis de Tentúgal. History has it that they were created by Carmelite nuns in the town of Tentugal (Coimbra district) in...