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Jan. 18, 2011 8:29 pm 
So, I knew it wouldn't be done by supper, but I went ahead and started this recipe anyway.  I've been LOVING gumbopages.com.  So many great recipes and for those of us whose momma's were not home cooking wizzes, it explains a lot of basics. So the recipes takes over 5 hours to make.  I got… MORE
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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May 2007

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About Me
Grew up in NW Minnesota on typical Lutheran Pot-Luck fair. It's a good thing we have a sense of humor about our food around here, because cooking has lost it's place. Now I'm learning to cook southern-style dishes, especially Cajun fair, and am learning to love the process... and definitely the food.
My favorite things to cook
Traditional Southern style/ Cajun dishes with a traditional approach.
My favorite family cooking traditions
LOL... My family recipes all follow the same basic recipe: browned hamburger + mixed frozen vegies + macaroni + can of condensed cream soup. I now recognize how disgusting that is! I'm trying to learn traditional cooking methods with whole foods.
My cooking triumphs
I'm still patting myself on the back for trying a roux-based Etouffe... and it was something truly wonderful!
My cooking tragedies
There have been many....
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