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New Orleans, good ole New Orleans (pronounced New Orlins), the undisputed food capital of the South. In the Big Easy, the heat alone is enough to slow your pace. But when you sit down to a big meal on a hot day, you have no choice but to watch the world go by. People usually think Cajun food when they visit NOLA – New Orleans Louisiana – but are surprised at the international cuisine available. Settled by the Spanish and the French, NOLA is equipped to satisfy any taste bud. From muffuletta sandwiches (which owe a nod to local Italian immigrants), Italian ice cream to gumbo, the world of food is at your finger tips. Other hometown favorites are dirty rice, blackened redfish, Bananas Foster, King Cake, soft-shell crab po'boy sandwiches and the traditional Crescent City breakfast of beignets and chicory-flavored coffee with steamed milk (cafe au lait). Favor an extra splash of heat on your gumbo? Tabasco sauce is made on Avery Island, a bird and nature preserve.
 

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Home Town: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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I am a 31 year old mother of two. Happily married to a husband that I never get to see due to conflicting work schedules. So I try out recipes on my children !!!

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Boilermaker Tailgate Chili

Reviewed on Apr. 14, 2014 by Cherie Roth Arledge   view full review
This is a fantastic chili recipe. Made it for potluck at work. Everyone loved it.

Easy Spanish Rice

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I agree with all of the suggested recipe changes. I'm gonna use chopped onion, bell pepper...

Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes

Reviewed on Apr. 3, 2014 by Melody aka Dumplin'   view full review
I did a layer of potatoes, then onions, then large shrimp, then salt, pepper and creole...

 
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