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Louise Leonard - Pork Ribs

Crispy Pork Chops with Rosemary Roasted Cabbage and Warm Sherry Vinaigrette

Pork, it’s what’s for dinner!  This is one of my favorite recipes because it is simple enough for a random Tuesday but cool enough for a family-style dinner party.  Throw in some mashed potatoes or wild rice to bulk it up and no one is going to bed hungry.  The cabbage wedges are a hit… 

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Hurricane Cocktail

Hurricane Cocktail

Fat Tuesday; the day before Lent (if you’re into that sorta thing), is a great excuse to tie one on midweek and there’s no better way to do that than with the Hurricane Cocktail. Transport yourself to one of my favorite cities, New Orleans, and throw on some Preservation Hall Jazz Band, make yourself a… 

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Bangkok Flip

Bangkok Flip

This recipe is a fun, tropical substitute for classic eggnog. Tamarind paste is commonly found in Asian and Latin markets, but equal parts lime juice and honey work well as a replacement. Garnish with a dusting of cinnamon, if desired. Ingredients: 1 13.5-oz.can full-fat coconut milk, chilled overnight in refrigerator 4 oz. white rum or… 

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Surf and Turf Kabobs with Spicy Sesame Butter

Surf and Turf Kabobs with Spicy Sesame Butter

Let’s pretend it’s 1965, you’re wearing a fabulous muumuu poolside and a man who eerily looks like Don Draper is making Mai Tais.  Your friends are coming over, you probably have Don Ho playing in the background and you need something to nosh on at this fabulous make-believe party.  I’m thinking Ramake, Crab Rangoon, a… 

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