An expatriate of New Orleans – and professional chef – who has lived in Los Angeles since her childhood, blogs about the journey from New Orleans to Los Angeles back to New Orleans, and points along the way.

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Five years after Katrina-New Orleans Night at the Hollywood Bowl

Posted by on Aug 28, 2010, 8:34 am in History, Music, Personal Reflection | 2 comments

Looking over the last 5 years, there’s no doubt that the two main engines fueling the restoration of New Orleans post-Katrina, are the food and the music. As I began to mull over what I would write, I knew I had to write about this concert.

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The Joy of Baking- Part 2 (a Great Almond Pound Cake Recipe)

Posted by on Aug 25, 2010, 2:10 pm in Food and Drink, Recipes-Sweet | 1 comment

This cake- an almond pound cake- is a wonderful, but not often seen variation on the classic.

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