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  • Chili Verde and Rice (so good I made it twice, well…three times)

    For the Santé South wine festival this year, I decided to try a new recipe. Nothing like testing something for the first time when you’re cooking for 800 people, right? Anyway, the recipe ...

  • Breakfast for Dr. Seuss

    The Mississippi Children’s Museum does a whole lot of cool things. One of those is their annual birthday celebration of Dr. Seuss. For the past few years I’ve helped the celebration ...

  • Turkey and the Wolf

    For Christmas, Flash the awesome Sous Chef gave Kitty and me tickets to see one of my favorite bands perform at the New Orleans, Lakefront Arena. The Lumineers headlined the bill that also ...

    • Chili Verde and Rice (so good I made it twice, well…three times)

      Chili Verde and Rice (so good I made it twice, well…three times)

      For the Santé South wine festival this year, I decided to try a new recipe. Nothing like testing something for the first time when you’re cooking for 800 people, right? Anyway, the recipe sounded bulletproof in concept so I gave it a whirl. La...

    • Breakfast for Dr. Seuss

      Breakfast for Dr. Seuss

      The Mississippi Children’s Museum does a whole lot of cool things. One of those is their annual birthday celebration of Dr. Seuss. For the past few years I’ve helped the celebration by cooking up Green Eggs and Ham. This year was no diff...

    • In Praise of the Common Button Mushroom

      In Praise of the Common Button Mushroom

      It used to be that the only mushroom available fresh in the grocery store was the humble button mushroom. If you wanted mushrooms in your dish there were just a couple of choices. You could go canned or you could go button. The canned mushrooms That...

Buy some damn tongs already!

The little green house on Stable Alley in St. Mary’s, Georgia was nearly perfect. We had 75% of our children (we still call these quasi-adults “children”) with us and the kitchen had a gas stove. We brought an ice chest full of food, packed in like we were expecting some ...

Hitting you with Culinary Adventures

Chili Verde and Rice (so good I made it twice, well…three times)

For the Santé South wine festival this year, I decided to try a new recipe. Nothing like testing something for the first time when you’re cooking for 800 people, right? Anyway, the recipe sounded bulletproof in concept so I gave it a ...

Breakfast for Dr. Seuss

The Mississippi Children’s Museum does a whole lot of cool things. One of those is their annual birthday celebration of Dr. Seuss. For the past few years I’ve helped the celebration by cooking up Green Eggs and Ham. This year was no ...

Turkey and the Wolf

For Christmas, Flash the awesome Sous Chef gave Kitty and me tickets to see one of my favorite bands perform at the New Orleans, Lakefront Arena. The Lumineers headlined the bill that also included Kaleo and Susto. Needless to say, the show was ...

Symphony of Chefs

It was really a blast cooking with some great chefs this past Saturday in Monroe, Louisiana. The event was called “A Symphony of Chefs” and the proceeds benefitted the Monroe Symphony Orchestra. Chef Blake Phillips of Restaurant Sage ...

Natchez Biscuit Festival

Tom will be in Natchez on September 24th, hosting the Natchez Biscuit Festival. Come eat a biscuit and meet the Biscuit Queen!

Louisiana Film Prize/Food Prize

Tom will be in Shreveport from September 28-October 1 for all of the food events associated with the Louisiana Film Prize and the Louisiana Food Prize. Follow the links below for more details. Film Prize Food Prize    

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