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About clydegilbert

Cookin' With Mister C was conceived in late 2008 by Clyde Gilbert as the culinary adventures of a professional artist, writer, musician and stay-at-home dad.

Beef Tenderloin Roast with Cognac and Rosemary Dijon Cream Sauce

New Years’ Eve used to be a performance night for me, so the fare was usually hastily-eaten and best-forgotten- usually a burger or sandwich courtesy of our host venue. Now that we’ve come to our senses and generally stay home … Continue reading

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Moqueca – Brazilian Fish Stew

I had this dish many years ago while traveling, it was served as part a a “big dinner” by our hosts. The only fish soup I had tasted before was bouillabaisse (I hated it), and when our host Rolando announced … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown: Thanksgiving 2010

Soups and Hors D’oeuvres Soup is usually an entrée in our home, whether a classic French Onion or a hearty meat and vegetable with chunks of bread on the side. Thanksgiving, especially if you’re entertaining for the day, offers a … Continue reading

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Mister C’s Thanksgiving Menu 2010, Round Two: Stuffing vs. Dressing

Stuffing vs. Pan Dressing There’s always been a debate between aficionados of stuffing and dressing. Stuffing is more or less self-explanatory, while dressing seems to have a more varied definition based upon regional influences. One would tend to think that … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving With Mister C: Turkey Baste and Glaze

Hello friends- it’s that time of year! Cooks and nervous Significant Others will once again begin the planning and fretting over the Thanksgiving Day dinner: How large a turkey should I bake? Should we have ham? What about both? Dressing … Continue reading

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Grilled Lemon Rum Pork Chops with Toasted Coconut and Almonds

Desperation is the mother of invention- after a long week and a weekend benefit at the tony East Lake Golf Club in Decatur, GA I wasn’t exactly in sharpshooter form this morning.  Before coffee, I set out a pack of … Continue reading

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Fruited Stuffing and Garlic Parmesan Whipped Potatoes

We try to have Game Hen at least every couple of months, and so at the beginning of an unbelievably busy three weeks’ work I decided to put on a good feed to start us off right.  I have an … Continue reading

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