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Posts Tagged ‘dinner’

Braised Short Rib Ragu

This ragu is on f i r e! Slow braised short rib ragu. What is better than short rib really?! This one pot of goodness is almost too easy to justify how delicious it is. You can use an instapot, pressure cooker or be old school like me and allow the aromas of red wine,…

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Greek Kebabs with Tzatziki + Garlic Naan

Any chance to BBQ before the summer ends and I am up for it.  You can’t beat the char of meat and vegetables or the smell and ease (plus its the only time I really let go of control so that Texan can assist with dinner). One of my favorite things to make are kebabs.…

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Street Corn Chicken Enchiladas

In a strange reversal of fortune, my busy life this year has made it more difficult than ever to find time for friends and family on the weekend.  So I decided to spend more time during the week with those I care about most by inviting some of my favorite people over on weekdays to…

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Peaches n’ Cream Pasta with Creamy Burrata and Prosciutto

Pasta is my go-to any time of the year. It’s really a blank canvas for whatever is in season. Since we are in our final weeks of summer, I’ve brought one of my favorites (pasta) with one of the most diverse in seasons fruits: peaches. Of course, you don’t want to weigh a bright peach…

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Chicken, Watermelon and Burrata Sandwich

Watermelon: so hot right now These days it seems like watermelon is a top choice in everything from cocktails to salads and why not? Who wouldn’t want watermelon in almost EVERYTHING!  The juicy texture is so versatile and the flavor is subtle enough not to be overbearing in any dish. I’ve been experimenting a lot…

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Simple Crepes

As a child, my mother cooked with me whenever possible. Growing up was all about good homemade food. There was zero prepackaged/processed foods. If we wanted cookies, they were homemade cookies. If we wanted pizza, it was made from scratch. During lunch hour, no one wanted to trade my carrot sticks for fruit snacks but…

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Spicy Goat Cheese + Sausage Rigatoni with Green Vegetables

I’ve been waiting for a LONG time to purchase the  pasta press attachment for my KitchenAid mixer. As a person who cooks pasta regularly, having this pasta press come to my door was like Christmas morning. The thought of making bucatini, penne, macaroni, and rigatoni got me right into making one of my faves: Rigatoni. …

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Brioche Buns

 There is something about making your own bread that makes just makes you want to eat it all with no slice left to survive the tale. The smell of yeast while it sits bubbling. The aroma of warm, fresh, fluffy carbs just waiting to get your hands on it after it cools ever so slightly…

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

No one can beat my Chicken Tortilla Soup. It’s certainly a fan favorite with my friends and family.  This soup can be eaten at any time of year. The fresh bold ingredients, make it a perfect summer appetizer; while the heat and spice will warm you up on the cold winter days.   Say goodbye…

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Sweet Chili Corn Soup

Corn is one of my all time favorite ingredients.  It tastes delightful on its own or it can be made into a number of sweet or savory dishes. During the summer months,  I eat corn weekly (typically on the cob, slathered in butter) and this year I’ve been trying out a number of different recipes…

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