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The travels of Chef Luigi

 
May 16, 2012 8:30 am 
Updated: May 17, 2012 10:25 am
Chef Luigi was so gracious to allow me to post on his blog this morning as I bid him farewell and leave him to his journeys. His time here was short but we enjoyed having chef around and sharing his story with those we know and love. We didn't get around to all the things that we had planned… MORE
 
 
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May 9, 2012 1:40 pm 
Updated: May 10, 2012 10:28 am
We went out for a small bit of-a sight-a-seeing yesterday and Caroline, she take me to Red Wing Shoe Company - big business here in Beautiful Red Wing. Charles H. Beckman, he start-a da Red Wing Shoes in 1905 - just a little bit before Luigi's time, yes?! In the photos, you will see-a two… MORE
Dis is-a Plant 1 - it-a no longer in operation but still standing!
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Dis is-a Plant 2 - it-a now da home of all da shoes made in Red Wing. Modern and sleek, no?
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Dis is-a da world's largest-a boot! It-a take somebody 120 feet tall to-a fit dat boot! Oh my! It-s
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Dis is-a what it start out-a looking like...
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May 7, 2012 10:45 pm 
Updated: May 10, 2012 5:42 am
Chef Luigi has-a made it to de Minnesota! As dey say here in celelbration, "Whoot!"  We-a had to get started right away when I get here because I spent-a two days on de back-a porch yellin' to Miss Caroline dat I was-a here. The driver, he-a no tell nobody I was-a here and she no know I… MORE
We warm-a de milk and butter!
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The dough she get-a mixed up in "Snow," Miss Caroline's KA mixer.
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Miss Caroline - she-a cheats atta da portioning, no? :D
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Be-Utiful, no?! My buns, dey look-a so good!
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Apr. 27, 2012 10:33 pm 
Updated: May 1, 2012 3:41 pm
I decided to use the recipe Sparky's Doggie Treats here on AR. The ingredients:  We did have to substitute white rice flour for the corn flower because that it what we had on hand.  Then preheat the oven  Whisk together the flour, corn flour, and cornmeal in a mixing bowl.  Stir the peanut… MORE
 
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Apr. 27, 2012 10:11 pm 
Updated: May 1, 2012 3:43 pm
After spending 3 days at the track and the weekend at the fort I came back to my host home to find a very angry bulldog momma named Miss Daisy May.  It seems while we have been gone each day momma bulldog has been having to tend to a very fussy bulldog puppy and she wanted to know if I had… MORE
 
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Miss Daisy May dressed up and ready to do to town.
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Me and the bulldog brothers
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Apr. 25, 2012 10:14 pm 
Updated: Apr. 26, 2012 2:52 am
So after our weekend trip to the fort, in Fort Dodge it was back to the races. By this time word was starting to get out that I was in town and fans were asking to pose with me. Here I am with a couple of Dodger fans that are also my fans. By the next day and yet another track meet, word had… MORE
 
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Apr. 24, 2012 7:55 pm 
Updated: Apr. 26, 2012 8:19 am
As soon as I walked in the door of the Iowa house I was visiting I was rushed out again! It seems I have arrived in the middle of track season, so we were off to the races! I cheered from the bench for the Dodgers to win. After my long flight from Alaska then the late night track meet I was… MORE
at my 1st track meet
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Apr. 16, 2012 7:38 pm 
Updated: Apr. 18, 2012 3:05 pm
I am sad ta say dat my time in Alaska is done and I am on to da next place. I am sure ya folks are itchin to hear about my adventures in da "last frontier"! My host Sarai sed I came at a bad time for her- she just started a new full time job last week and didn't a-have as much time as she… MORE
Dis is when I decided I nevah want to go on da rope swing again.
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Dey grow dem trees big here!
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Dis is called Ward Lake. Sarai says she doesn't think it should be called a lake cuz it's so small.
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I approve!
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Apr. 6, 2012 6:03 pm 
Updated: Apr. 18, 2012 12:35 pm
Hey everybody!I've been here in Ketchikan, Alaska for a day now, and I know you guysa just itchin to see some photos. I woulda just been okay wit sittin around and eatin all this amazin food, but my host Sarai insisted I pose in these-a here pictures for you. She also told me I hadta tell ya… MORE
 
 
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Mar. 20, 2012 6:30 pm 
Updated: Jun. 4, 2012 7:52 am
Clip Clop Clock went off right on time as always this morning. Having had a late night with the Tutti Twins I decided to avail myself of the snooze button and catch an extra ten minutes. The bed was so comfy I really didn’t want to get up yet. But the snooze button wasn’t having any of it!… MORE
 
 
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Chef Luigi

Member Since
Feb. 2010

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Professional

Cooking Interests
Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Southern, Nouvelle, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Low Carb, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet

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About Me
Hello everyone! I'm Chef Luigi, Chef Tony's little brother. My brother Tony got a new job, so I am now the new Allrecipes traveling Chef. I'll be traveling from home to home; cooking and having fun. I can't wait to visit everyone!
My favorite things to cook
I love to cook EVERYTHING!
My favorite family cooking traditions
Well, I have to admit cooking with my brother Tony is my favorite tradition. We've been cooking together since we were kids. Sitting on counters watching and learning.
My cooking triumphs
When my brother Tony said I'm a better cook than he is! Ha :)
My cooking tragedies
There are too many to list, but that's how you learn, right?
 
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