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Chicken Wings With Spicy Basque Ketchup (via Trissalicious)

Here is an adapted recipe from “Trissalicious.” I have had some good opportunity to try some great fresh made ketchup and relishes in Europe that really would blow you away. So when I came across this little number I had … Continue reading

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Moroccan Dreams, Chicken Tagine (via Kitchen Bitch)

I’ve been dreaming about going to Morocco for a few years now, but then again, I dream about traveling everywhere. But there’s something about the North African nation of Morocco that keeps it coming back to my daydreams. Maybe it’s … Continue reading

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shrimp scampi (via the ragamuffin diaries)

  I got to cook dinner for two wonderful mothers today, and then I got to go spend time with my wonderful Grandma.  Quite nice. (I also ate pasta for like the first time in quite a few months….. and … Continue reading

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Toast, Chipotle Mayonnaise, Bacon, Avocado and Poached Egg Recipe (via Mangos, Chili and Z)

  Thank you Dara over at Cookin Canuck. All I had to do was look at the title and photo and before reading any further, I  left a comment indicating this would be on my breakfast table Sunday morning…and it was.  Is this … Continue reading

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Manhattan Clam Chowder (via Edible Aria)

Plump, briny cherrystone clams from the cold waters of the Northern Atlantic, in a spicy, clear broth of clam juice, crushed tomatoes, sauteed celery, onions and garlic, red pepper flakes, bacon, parsley, sea salt and freshly-ground black pepper.  A true … Continue reading

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Tomato Croque Monsieur Sandwich (via Happy Domesticity)

Yesterday we got four decent looking tomatoes at the store! Yes, I know that isn’t newsworthy in most places, but here it is amazing.  The store here is the worst stocked in any of the places we have ever been.  … Continue reading

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The Quest For The Perfect Burger Continues… (via Manna and Quail)

Tonight we continued our quest for the perfect burger, a pursuit that started more than five years ago when we got married. The Not Quite Perfect Yet Burger Yields 3-4 burgers 1 pound of ground beef (85/15 or 80/20 would … Continue reading

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baked scallops in their shells (via About food)

12 scallops, cleaned 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp butter about 10-12 dried tomatoes, chopped 3 clove garlic, chopped splash of dry wine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1 lemon + zest of ½ … Continue reading

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Lobster BLT Sandwiches (via The Gourmand Mom)

Ding! Ding! Ding! Balloons are dropping from the ceiling all around you. The crowds are cheering. The sirens are ringing. Brightly colored bits of paper confetti are obscuring your vision. Your heart is racing with excitement and your mind is … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Pork Roast with Cranberries and Onions (via Cooking Whims)

I’ll be honest with all of you — this pork recipe is really the only pork recipe I’ve ever enjoyed. Pork chops and pork roasts always turn out tough and/or dry, no matter how much sauce you slather on it. … Continue reading

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Blackened Salmon on a Salad (via Cast Iron)

We wanted to test the blackened seasoning that Paul sent us, so I prepared a blind taste test:  Paul’s seasoning on one piece of salmon, and the blackened salmon concoction I usually use on the other!  This recipe originally came … Continue reading

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Mr. Chocolate’s Chocolate Chip Cookies (via My Strawberry Heart)

I’m just crazy about chocolate chip cookies. There’s no question about it. I crave it all the time. I also have a knack for knowing which chocolate chip cookies are good just by looking at them. For work, I am … Continue reading

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I’ll stir fry my own scallops, thankyouverymuch… (via Thoughts of a Personal Chef)

We dined out the other night, at one of the area Asian places we frequent.  It’s reliable, clean, friendly staff, and offers well prepared meals. Most of the time. Not this time.  Let’s call it distress in the lower tract and leave it … Continue reading

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Paella – Fiesta in a pan till the morning after… (via .)

The great thing about food and recipes is that you can add one or two local ingredients of your own and a new recipe is born. I guess that is the way many great recipes come about today. Like music … Continue reading

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Pork Rollatini with Tomato Sauce (via )

Today I invented a new recipe for us to try. I am guessing someone else might have made something similar but when I searched it out nothing came up. So I just started thinking of how can I fix these … Continue reading

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