The travels of Chef Luigi Blog at Allrecipes.com (5/2010)

The travels of Chef Luigi

 
May 22, 2010 11:37 am 
Updated: May 27, 2010 11:09 am
Today we are cooking another Mexican dish: Easy Slow Cooker Carne Guisada from the ARrecipe file - take over, Chef Luigi: Good Day - Me and'a swchef sneak into the kitchen early and'a leave Chef Juan Carlos sleeping in'a his bed. Heh! Heh! He only get'sa in the way. … MORE
Mexican Fruit Topping (Bionico) from AR-delicious!
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Hot and spicy supper with Mexican fruit for dessert
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May 21, 2010 8:14 am 
Updated: May 22, 2010 7:13 pm
So, last’a night was eating Italian at Lorenzo’s…I’m gonna let swchef tell’a you about it.  It’a was a grand time, and I make’a new friends.  And just’a let me say:  Chef Juan Carlos had to’a stay home!  He’s still’a pouting. Hi – I’m glad Chef Luigi is letting me type up this blog as he… MORE
Outside'a the restaurant...
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Look - it's a big, little guy, my buddy Lorenzo.
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Cheers!
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Ahhh, the green chili and meat lasagna - Holy cannolli, everything here has chilies!
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May 20, 2010 12:01 pm 
Updated: May 22, 2010 7:14 pm
Yesterday, we (me and swchef and that pest, Juan Carlos) ask for Mexican recipes to cook’a together.  Georgi porgi gave us the suggestion for Green Chili Burritos.  So today we cook’a together. Swchef do all’a the chopping; she say’a she don’t trust us little guys with the big’a knife.… MORE
Thats'a lot of green chiles!!
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That'a guy, always hovering in'a the background.
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What'a a meal; Mr. Swchef a very happy man.
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with refried beans and rice but...without the burrito
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May 19, 2010 7:11 am 
Updated: May 21, 2010 6:17 am
Ho-kay, more adventures of Chef Luigi – thats’a  me!  Let’a me tell you about our visit to La Posta Restaurant.  [swchef will tell you more about the restaurant later]  So – we go for lunch (I think’a swchef maybe embarrassed to be seen with me at’a first) and we’a  find 131 rug-rats (her word,… MORE
Chef Luigi (in person) visits LaPosta in Old Mesilla
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This'a me flirting with Ashley at LaPosta
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Me and the fishes (swchef makes'a me hide in the AR orange bag....)
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Thats'a another big bird! This one in LaPosta.
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May 18, 2010 4:34 pm 
Updated: May 22, 2010 7:16 pm
So, it’s stop’a number five on the Great Chef Luigi  Roadtrip and here’a I am at the home of swchef in’a NM.  I think’a she told you about my arrival and the short, fat guy that greeted me at’a her door.  His name is Chef Juan Carlos and he’s gonna help swchef show me around.  We’re a gonna… MORE
Chef Luigi and Chef Juan Carlos get acquainted.
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The chefs model their matching ponchos.
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Lucille let'a us ride on her elevator; then swchef caught us and we got into trouble.
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Then we climb on'a the fridge to check out recipes - and we get caught again.
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May 13, 2010 10:30 pm 
Updated: May 18, 2010 4:09 pm
Chef Luigi here! Ah Im so sad but so happy! Made the new friends...I hope we stay friends ValleyGirl! Hmm... I like-a the ValleyGirl..... ValleyGirl make-a this...I canna not put inaa the mouth. She issa so mean...she putta me inna the box! Fun! South Mountain from a… MORE
 
 
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May 11, 2010 11:24 pm 
Updated: May 18, 2010 10:08 am
Chef Luigi here but thissa really the blogga of the ValleyGirl. I hand over the microphone to her. I love Phoenix. I miss St. Louis. Life is life and you EMBRACE IT! Red White Blue....do you see it? I LOVE THIS PHOTO! My girlfriend stopped me and said why are you… MORE
 
 
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May 10, 2010 3:14 pm 
Updated: May 19, 2010 4:29 pm
So Chef Luigi helpa ValleyGirl with the Winners of the Triple scotDog Dare You Contest!  She write downa all the names who submitted recipes. Then she putta tape on my hat. I never have thissa happen to me before! Into the box I go! We pick 8 winners! Here arra… MORE
 
 
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May 10, 2010 10:39 am 
Updated: May 11, 2010 7:11 pm
ValleyGirl take-a the Chef Luigi to South Mountain Park and Preserve. We hike-a up the Telegraph Pass trail up to the top. Lemme say, it wazza very hot. ValleyGirl sazza you comma back in July Chef Luigi, anna I show you hot! Look how small I amma! ValleyGirl tella me Saguaro cactus grow… MORE
 
 
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May 9, 2010 4:56 pm 
Updated: May 10, 2010 11:06 am
So my Phoenix Phriends decide to take me to the dinner up in the Scottsdale. ValleyGirl, she hassa the friend who owns restaurant there. He from St. Louis like-a the ValleyGirl. He move to Phoenix and open a St. Louis style restaurant. ValleyGirl, she love-a the food. Make her wanna go home… MORE
 
 
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Chef Luigi

Member Since
Feb. 2010

Cooking Level
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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Photography, Wine Tasting

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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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