Tasso Ham and Langostino Tail Gumbo

  Gumbo.  The name alone invokes the bayous of Louisiana, steamy and swampy. Or maybe the wild debauchery of Bourbon St. in the French Quarter of New Orleans. For me it means memories of family sitting around the dinner table with big bowls of chicken, sausage, shrimp and crab leg stuffed gumbo. The taste of […]

Homemade Corned Beef & The “Ruby” Sandwich

Every year on St. Patrick’s Day my family goes the traditional route and has corned beef and cabbage. Am I Irish? Well, I do have Irish ancestors, but if you look at my picture you know I am not Irish!  But everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, right? This month’s Charcutepalooza challenge was to […]