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Old 06-12-2013, 07:26 PM   #1
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Justin Wilson

Anyone else remember watching this old Cajun on TV? I watched a number of his shows when I was growing up, and loved it. It's too bad there aren't guys like him around anymore on the food channels.

Here's him making gumbo:


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Old 06-12-2013, 08:22 PM   #2
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One of my all time favorites. Thanks for posting the video.


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Old 06-12-2013, 08:38 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by forty_caliber View Post
One of my all time favorites. Thanks for posting the video.


Same here! Great show.
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Old 06-12-2013, 08:51 PM   #4
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He usually added a little WINE to his dishes.
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Old 06-12-2013, 09:09 PM   #5
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lol, yeah, some actually made it into the dish from that gallon jug of wine he had behind his console.

he wad the first person i ever saw deep fry a turkey, and the first i ever saw have the fryer overflow.
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Old 06-12-2013, 09:36 PM   #6
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Loved watching Justin Wilson, he was my inspiration for cooking and creating on my own!!! Before Justin I had about a two week repertoire.
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Old 06-12-2013, 10:06 PM   #7
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Loved him and Graham Kerr, the Galloping Gourmet.
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Old 06-12-2013, 10:26 PM   #8
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I remember them all, and so very fondly! The are the foodieTV pioneers. I'd also like to give a shout out to Marcia Adams. "Cooking from Quilt Country" is one of the most beautiful cookbooks I own (and I have lots.) A gentle soul from a different time and place.
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:14 AM   #9
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"A little onyon." "Pot liquor". We just had a crawfish etouffee from one of his books. He cooked a bit with Sauternes wine and told some great stories. I got in trouble for skipping school to watch him, Graham and Julia. Did I mention that was elementry school.
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Old 06-13-2013, 01:11 PM   #10
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Yes, I remember him. I remember that he often cleaned out his ears with his little finger as he cooked. But I still liked him.

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