The RV Chronicles — There’s nothing fat about my Tuesdays (Recipe: Shrimp Rémoulade)

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Fat Tuesday.  It’s the day of boundless sin before the annual period of ship-shape living. Not here, though. Oh sure, I’m a damn sinner. But I tend to spread mine out over the 52-week course of each year. Mardi Gras is cool because of the green, gold and purple — and the food. But I […]

The RV Chronicles — The ‘Jimmy Rockford’ is no place for a Super Bowl party (Recipe: Muffuletta Bites)

Muffuletta Bites — A nosh-sized taste of a New Orleans classic. Great for parties.

A quick jaunt around the loop of my RV park reveals a few telling details to those who are paying attention. But the most glaring particular is the one lot that doesn’t have a satellite receiver dish occupying a swath’s worth of real estate. Mine. Come February 7, I envision many of my neighbors watching […]

Food Snob Chronicles — A New England-style sandwich for the Louisianan in all of us (Recipe: Crawfish Roll)

Crawfish Roll  –  New England panache fused with Louisiana-born ingredients.  Ça c'est wicked bon!

I‘ll say it up front. I’m not from Louisiana, nor have I jumped on the LSU Tigers/New Orleans bandwagon with 80 million others over the past 10 years. But that’s not to say I don’t like the place. The Pelican State is chock-full of beautiful antebellum homes and ecological rarities.  There are plenty of places […]