January 2015

Gumbo Z’Herbes

Green gumbo or gumbo of herbs is soooo New Orleans. This Creole gumbo is traditionally served on Good Friday. I serve it during the winter when local greens are at their best and in abundance at the local farmers markets. This gumbo is easy to make because it allows you complete free expression in combining …

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Salade Letchine

Date and Orange salad from Morocco, Recipe by Paula Wolfert Paula recommends serving this with spicy foods. I think it compliments bouillabaisse well. I have also served it with a true Moroccan couscous, which has spicy harissa. 1 head romaine lettuce 3 navel oranges, pared and cut into sections 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons …

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Sweet Winter Slaw

Sweet Winter Slaw Recipe from Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi Serves 6 Dressing: 6 1/2 tablespoons lime juice 1 lemongrass stalk, chopped 3 tablespoons maple syrup 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 1  tablespoon soy sauce ¼ teaspoon chili flakes 4 tablespoons light olive oil or sunflower oil 1 1/4 cups macadamia nuts 2 teaspoons butter 2 tablespoons sugar ½ teaspoon salt …

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This is the Shakshuka recipe from Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi and the Kale Eggs recipe inspired by Darnell Shuart and the Covington weekend walking group. Both recipes use the same technique of poaching eggs on a bed of savory vegetables. Enjoy! Shakshuka Recipe from Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi Ingredients: ½ teaspoon cumin seeds ¾ cup …

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January 2015—Dr. Candice L. Knight, Wellness & Wellbeing

Dr. Candice L. Knight may have come back to her native New Orleans after graduating from Yale in 2001, yet the past 12 months are what really mark her return home. After six years of practicing in a more traditional hospital setting, Dr. Knight has reignited her passion for holistic wellness with Knight Integrative Medicine. …

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Mandeville Retreat

When Lisa and Eric Beloso purchased their house in Mandeville following Hurricane Katrina, they did not have much of a wish list or design scheme in mind—they simply wanted a place to call home. Almost ten years later, the couple realized that their house had truly become their home in every sense of the word. …

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Notes & Notables

It’s a New Car! Banner Ford has partnered with Youth Service Bureau to donate a 2015 Ford Mustang that will be raffled at the 2015 Chef Soirée 2015. Congratulations to the businesses that received the St. Tammany West Chamber’s Business Appreciation Awards: All American Healthcare Covington—Service with a Smile; K. Gee’s Restaurant and Oyster Bar—Go …

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