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These days, doing things from scratch seems to take too long. Busy schedules mean less time, and the same goes for time spent in the kitchen. We need to do things faster. We want shortcuts—instant pudding mix, canned soup, pre-shredded cheeses, oh and don’t even get me started on grocery-store rotisserie chickens! I would be…

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Last week marked Fat Tuesday, and this got me to thinking . . . not about beads & booze and a celebration I never celebrate, but of many past visits to New Orleans, and some of my favorite cajun cuisine. For many Southern dishes there is no shame in busting-out the deep fryer. There’s a time…

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It seems like just yesterday I fell asleep anticipating December’s arrival. In a blink, I woke up and Christmas is only a day away! I’m not certain how the season arrived so quickly, but now begin the festivities as we say farewell to the year. The holidays are a special time for me, as I travel…

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In just one day, again will be the night for a little Halloween fright! October 31st marks the perfect occasion to get unconventional in the kitchen. The past few years I’ve conjured-up some witch-worthy Halloween sweets, but this year I decided to keep it savory. What delicious—and visually unappealing—dinner should the evening offer? I debated…

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  Psssst . . . pssssssst. Hey you, over there! Yes YOU! The one looking super sharp in the kitchen. I have news . . . delicious news! (Why are we whispering?) Guess what? Nooo. YOU guess what! Never mind, I have something good to share: It. Is. Officially . . . FALL!   Pumpkin candle burning,…

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Thank you for visiting the dinnervine! In the words of Julia Child, "People who love to eat, are always the best people," and I couldn't agree more. I hope you enjoy these dishes as much as I did making them. Here's to creating new recipes and memories with friends & family, cheers! 

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