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Shrimp Adobo

The real American holiday is Super Bowl Sunday. No matter your background, no matter if you never heard of football until last week, on Super Sunday this nation will center around two things: their televisions and a spread of food and beverages. Statistics about Super Sunday abound. Enough chicken wings to extend to the moon, almost.…

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The Who Dat Po’Boy from The Southern Po’Boy Cookbook

m4s0n501 From The Southern Po’Boy Cookbook comes this shrimp po’boy that commands you have a beer in your left hand [or right, but somewhere]. As po’boys go, this one is simple to prepare and not terribly gooey, but it is rich in flavor. Well, most correctly, it is rich in butter and spices which combine…

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A Tray of Tartines

    Le Pain Quotidien is a chain of lovely restaurants, European inspired and bread-centric. The new cookbook, thrillingly titled Le Pain Quotidien Cookbook, has favorites from the restaurant but also an abundance of the emblematic tartines that are the Le Pain specialty. In short, a tartine is a good piece of sourdough bread topped…

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Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta from The Mediterranean Slow Cooker by Michele Scicolone

    Our friend Michele Scicolone earned her general’s four stars writing a slew of wonderful Italian cookbooks. Not Italian-American. Italian. She and her husband Charles must have traveled through every village and byway in Italy by now. You can trust her books for their authenticity and the guarantee that a Michele recipe will work…

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