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  • Havin' a big time on the bayou

    Posted by KATE MAGANDY on March 22, 2013

    Jambalaya, a-crawfish pie and-a file gumbo 'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio Pick guitar, fill fruit jar and be gay-oh Son of a gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou.

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  • Mario's tasty pasta dish is as close as your kitchen

    Posted by KATE MAGANDY on March 5, 2013

    I love watching "The Chew" at noontime on ABC because I love great cooking tips and I'm always looking for new recipes to try.

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  • Smorgasbord: Think Slavic, think Pusharatas

    Posted on October 3, 2012

    With the Slavic Invitational teeing off this weekend, we were talking in the newsroom about how we were covering the event and surprise, surprise, food came up.

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  • Well kiss my grits -- they're yellow!

    Posted on September 24, 2012

    Now I admit, I'm not a native Southerner. My husband is almost always happy to point out that fact to any and all who will listen.

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  • Sweeten the deal with this jalapenos recipe

    Posted on August 21, 2012

    My husband (and my brother) love to add heat to recipes with spices and peppers.

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  • Currying favor with seafood dish

    Posted on July 9, 2012

    KATE MAGANDY/SUN HERALD

Coconut Curry Shrimp is easy and quick to put together -- provided your prep work is done ahead of time. And that includes cleaning the shrimp! The payoff is a sweet-spicy dish that features Gulf shrimp at its succulent finest.

    My husband and I recently treated ourselves to dinner at Bonefish Grill, one of our favorite places to go. One of their summer menu items was a coconut curry shrimp that was absolutely wonderful -- sweet, spicy and the shrimp cooked to perfection. I examined several bites while I ate to determine what else was in the dish besides the requisite curry, coconut and shrimp. Lots of colored sweet peppers, some onion -- nothing too difficult to find.

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