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Cajun Chef Ryan
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Cajun Chef Ryan commented on Cajun Chef Ryan's blog post 'Farmacology - a Book Review; and a Contest too!'
"Hello Travis, Throughout my culinary career I have always donated both time and resources to the needy, homeless, and hungry.  One organization in my hometown of New Orleans known as the "New Orleans Artists Against Hunger and…"
Sep 3, 2013
Cajun Chef Ryan commented on Cajun Chef Ryan's blog post 'Farmacology - a Book Review; and a Contest too!'
"Hello Jennifer, One of the tips from the book that could be a "life changing" event for some folks would be to get closer to the healthy soil around you, especially for young children. So many of the allergies found in children today are a…"
Sep 3, 2013
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Jennifer commented on Cajun Chef Ryan's blog post 'Farmacology - a Book Review; and a Contest too!'
"Hi, CCR. Just curious: Could you share one takeaway from the book that HOMEGROWN types can institute in their lives/kitchens/gardens today?"
Sep 2, 2013
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Farmacology - a Book Review; and a Contest too!

Several months ago William Morrow / Harper Collins asked me if I would review a new book for them. Took me a few months to finally get pen to paper, so to speak. I put out the review today. This book really inspires me to continue in my new project with permaculture + cuisine = permacuisine! My new focus on creating sustainable permanent agriculture with a focus on cuisine. Melding my two favorite interests farming and cooking! Also, check out my…See More
Aug 30, 2013
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"Be on the lookout for my new website "PermaCuisine""
Oct 25, 2012
Cajun Chef Ryan posted a blog post

Yukon Gold Potatoes

Several weeks ago we harvested our Yukon Gold Potatoes from one of our front yard plots. Our total yield was about 15 pounds of the creamy succulent potato. With the pitch fork in hand we pulled out the tiny potatoes. This is our first time growing below ground level tubers, and we are pleased with the…See More
Jul 30, 2012
Cajun Chef Ryan replied to Troy Anderson's discussion 'Need help with raised garden beds!'
"For my 1-foot raised beds I use 2"x12"x16' untreated lumber cut into raised bed boxes which are 4'x12'x12". I have four of them now in the back yard. For my 8-inch raised beds I also have two raised beds in the front…"
Jul 5, 2011

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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Fill in the Blank
Fill in the blank:
Grow Heirloom tomatoes when I can
A bit about me:
I love to cook, but really love to eat.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Boiled crawfish, shrimp, lobsters, oysters on the half shell, herb crusted salmon.... do have to pick only these?
Currently reading:
In Defense of Food an Eater's Manifesto by Michael Pollan
Currently listening to:
Classic rock when I can.
My latest DIY project:
Building my model railroad.
Web site I recommend:
http://cajunchefryan.rymocs.com/blog2/

Cajun Chef Ryan's Blog

Farmacology - a Book Review; and a Contest too!

Several months ago William Morrow / Harper Collins asked me if I would review a new book for them. Took me a few months to finally get pen to paper, so to speak. I put out the review today. This book really inspires me to continue in my new project with permaculture + cuisine = permacuisine! My new focus on creating sustainable permanent agriculture with a focus on cuisine. Melding my two favorite interests farming and cooking! 

Also, check out my…

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Posted on August 30, 2013 at 3:22pm — 4 Comments

Yukon Gold Potatoes

Several weeks ago we harvested our Yukon Gold Potatoes from one of our front yard plots. Our total yield was about 15 pounds of the creamy succulent potato. 

With the pitch fork in hand we pulled out the tiny potatoes. This is our…

Continue

Posted on July 30, 2012 at 11:13am

The Great HOMEGROWN Cook-Off of 2011 - Pan Sautéed Patty Pan Squash

Howdy folks! This is my entry for the cook-off, and actually this is a post that I made on my CCR blog earlier in the week.

I would say that 95% of the ingredients in this recipe are from my front yard garden, and 99% of the ingredients that ended up on the final plate are from our front yard garden. I say front yard, because we have a back yard garden also.

 

The…

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Posted on June 30, 2011 at 8:00am — 9 Comments

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