Asian Noodle Soup with Shrimp & Seared Scallops… recipe and pairings
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Asian Noodle Soup with Shrimp & Seared Scallops… recipe and pairings

Once in a while I get into a phase where I crave certain flavor profiles and that dominates what I cook for at least a week. Well, a few weeks back I was craving ingredients like soy, miso, scallion and snap peas, so pretty much everything I made that week had an Asian flare to it, like … Continue reading

French Onion Soup (so delicious!)… recipe and wine pairings
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French Onion Soup (so delicious!)… recipe and wine pairings

So a while back I had posed a question to our faithful Facebook followers, “What recipes would you like me to post?” I received a number of responses, all of which were great ideas, and all of which I have written down (don’t worry, I haven’t forgotten you guys!). Well the other day I was … Continue reading

Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes
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Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

The other day I made a variation on one of my favorite hearty, cold weather dishes, my roasted Lemon Pepper Chicken with Thyme. On the side I served some Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes that came out so unbelievably delicious that I simply had to share the recipe. Enjoy! Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 2 1/2lbs Russet Potatoes, unpeeled … Continue reading

Stromboli… the ultimate crowd pleaser
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Stromboli… the ultimate crowd pleaser

Looking for the perfect appetizer for a party, game day, or a great snack for the whole family? It doesn’t get any better than Stromboli! Moist bread, gooey cheese, salty pepperoni… how can you beat that? Serves 4-6 as an appetizer Ingredients: 2 1/4tsp (2 Envelopes) Active Dry Yeast 2tsp Granulated Sugar 1 3/4c Warm … Continue reading

Carrot Ginger Bisque with basil honey creme… recipe and wine pairings
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Carrot Ginger Bisque with basil honey creme… recipe and wine pairings

As I mentioned in a previous post I recently made dinner for my mother-in-law’s birthday party, and this bisque was how we started the meal. Of everything I made that night (all of which was delicious of course!), I have to say that this was probably the best dish of the bunch, and was a huge … Continue reading