Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Honey Crema… recipe and wine pairings
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Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Honey Crema… recipe and wine pairings

Need something summery, and simple, and delicious? It doesn’t get much better than these Shrimp Tacos with an Avocado & Honey Crema. I made them a few weeks back when we had some company over and they disappeared in a blink. I made them again two nights ago and the same thing happened… They’re just … 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

Hummus with an Asparagus Salad (vegan & gluten free)
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Hummus with an Asparagus Salad (vegan & gluten free)

My house is filled with a bunch of hummus junkies… heck, my six year old is practically a hummus aficionado. I’ve always wanted to make my own, but none of the stores in my area carry Tahini. Finally one day it dawned on me that I can just order it online, so at long last … Continue reading

Baked Garlic & Lime Wings
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Baked Garlic & Lime Wings

I was having some company over for the Super Bowl and I got a request to make chicken wings with my Spicy, Sweet & Sour sauce. Sure, no problem, I was more than happy to accommodate that… but if I was making wings I couldn’t just do one type! So I decided to make a second batch … Continue reading

Homemade Pretzel Knots… perfect for a party!
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Homemade Pretzel Knots… perfect for a party!

I started making homemade pretzels about a year ago and they’re a huge hit with my family and friends. Well, one of my coworkers saw the recipe a while back and has been harassing me to make them for the office ever since… but there’s a problem. My normal pretzel recipe makes 12 pretzels, there … Continue reading

Spicy, Sweet & Sour Chicken
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Spicy, Sweet & Sour Chicken

Just a little something I threw together last night, and it came out fantastic. I used chicken legs and thighs because that’s what was in house, but this recipe would also be great for wings! I served the chicken with some Soy Glazed Potatoes that were also delicious… A fun and flavorful Asian-inspired meal that’s super easy … Continue reading