Stupid Rochester weather, teasing us like that. For a full week it was 80° and sunny as can be, and I ate lunch outside, grilled my dinner at night, I even wore sandals! Then in typical Rochester fashion, the temperature plummeted down to 30° and the sun slipped back behind those dreary March clouds.
I needed a spicy and flavorful meal to pull myself out of my rainy-day, spring's-not-quite-here, throw-a-blanket-over-the-hostas-peeking-out-of-the-soil-because-it's-going-to-get-down-to-25°-tonight blues. And what better way to ward off that lingering winter chill than by traveling (metaphorically) down south, to sample some spicy New Orleans style cuisine? ...continue reading