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New Orleans-style Red Beans and Rice

Last week we were in New Orleans and it was wonderful. It has been a lifelong dream for us to visit this Southern (American) city that is known for the great Louis Armstrong, old-fashioned streetcars, Creole culture and Mardi Gras. 655 more words

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Our New Orleans Trip: Day One

We are celebrating our 32nd wedding anniversary and we started our day by having lunch at one of my all-time favorite chef’s restaurants: Emeril’s. The experience was nothing short of fantastic! 481 more words


Food Adventures: America

This isn’t as far of a trip for me, seeing as I live in the U.S. Despite our lack of a unified food culture in the U.S. 72 more words


Lent 2015, Week 6: Fish Specials

Our area’s strong Catholic heritage and coastal traditions shift our attention to certain foods this time of year. Whether or not you observe Lent, you’re sure to notice many local restaurants catering toward those abstaining from meat, not that it’s ever difficult to find great seafood around here. 1,102 more words

Who are Katie, Mark, Malik and Yanni?

Traveling deep into the field of linguistics, the Bad Bitches Group are focussing on finding connections between Spanish and Irish Gaelic. Our lead Bitch in the group is American ginger, Katie M. 172 more words

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When art replaces charity: What does "doing aid work right" look like?

Haiti: “The NGO Capital of the World”

It seems like the island once known as The Pearl of the Antilles deserves better.  With new organizations popping up over night and others disappearing with the daylight, NGO culture in Haiti can often leave many feeling lost in a sea of goodwill that didn’t quite pan out. 700 more words