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Turducken

December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Cajun/Creole, Cuisines, Featured, Regions, South|Tags: , , |

It’s one of those holiday dishes folks shake their heads at, chalking it up to the crazy culinary people of South Louisiana.  Even the name brings forth a laugh.  The portmanteau word “turducken,” a mash-up of its key ingredient names, takes a well-seasoned, deboned turkey and stuffs it with boneless chicken that’s been stuffed with boneless duck. In between are layers of well-seasoned Cajun-style dressing and pork stuffing.  

Turkey Talk

November 5th, 2020|Categories: Americana, Americana Recipes, Featured, Midwest, Northeast, Producers & Purveyors, Southwest|Tags: , , , |

Thanksgiving may look different this year at most homes, but the real VIP at your holiday table can continue tradition: the Thanksgiving turkey. Each November an estimated 46 million turkeys are consumed around Thanksgiving, according to the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association. To learn more about turkeys, we headed straight to farmers who raise heritage breeds and are serving up insights along with some recipes here.

Festing in Place

October 8th, 2020|Categories: Cajun/Creole, Cajun/Creole Recipes, Cuisines, Dessert Recipes, Desserts, Featured, Recipes, Trends & Trails|Tags: |

Leave it to New Orleans, Louisiana to figure out how to party during a pandemic. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival draws upwards of 475,000 music lovers to the city the each year from the last weekend in April through the first weekend in May for seven days of music, art and food. The festival, which draws obsessed fans from all corners of the globe, took place every year for 50 years. Until 2020, which would have been its 51st.

North Carolina Crabs

September 17th, 2020|Categories: Cuisines, Featured, Regions, Seafood, Southeast|Tags: , |

In a little corner restaurant in a strip mall on the ocean side of Kitty Hawk—a small town on North Carolina’s Outer Banks made famous by the Wright Brothers’ first flight—a third-generation crabber turns decades of hard work into a popular Outer Banks seafood spot. Step through the doors of I Got Your Crabs (IGYC) for high-quality, fresh, local seafood.

Barrio Bread

September 9th, 2020|Categories: Bread, Cuisines, Featured, Producers & Purveyors, Regions, Southwest|Tags: , |

Before the pandemic, sell-outs were a daily occurrence at Barrio Bread, a bakery in Tucson, Arizona. Customers streamed out of the door every weekend. Plenty of fans showed up on weekday mornings, too. No wonder: Owner Don Guerra was named a James Beard Semifinalist Outstanding Baker for the second time this year—an impressive feat for a four-year-old business!

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