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Dad’s linguine with Italian sausage

Cooking together and eating around our little oval maple dining table were some of the best times in our house when I was growing up; I’ve told you before about the luscious crab cakes my family made the day we netted blue crabs on St. Joe Beach, about my mom’s fabulous fried chicken, and about… Continue reading Dad’s linguine with Italian sausage


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Mama Steph’s lightened-up spicy red beans and rice

I revisited my mom’s Cajun-style red beans and rice recipe last weekend; we had a little cool snap and I thought it would be tasty to pull that together to enjoy with the boys on a cool night.  I still have my mom’s handwritten recipe for this recipe. I am not sure whether she copied… Continue reading Mama Steph’s lightened-up spicy red beans and rice


Comfort Food: Chicken fettuccine casserole

Comfort: to soothe, console, or reassure; bring cheer to;  to make physically comfortable; encourage. There is a lot of fodder for spiritual, medical, and even fashion discussion when comfort is the topic.  The Bible describes God, in 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 as “the God of all comfort.” In the Hippocratic Oath, doctors pledge to comfort and… Continue reading Comfort Food: Chicken fettuccine casserole