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The Dinner Party: Part 1 (Shrimp Cocktail)

Welcome to another 3-part series! This time it’s a dinner party, and what better way to start than with…shrimp cocktail. Steve will explain:

I was inspired to make the shrimp cocktail after watching an episode of Alton Brown’s… 231 more words

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A taste of home...

Every once and a while I want something from ‘home’ a few months ago I wanted my mom’s pickled beets.So you can imagine how thankful I was when she came to the birth of her granddaughter with two huge jars of pickled beets. 320 more words

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Coconut Cooking Oil

I am probably late on this topic and you have probably read over a dozen blogs about it, too. Perhaps this is just repetitive to you but here is my thing… I am all about tradition and sticking with what you know. 282 more words


Moroccan Spiced Cod with Lemon Pearl Couscous {Casablanca}


This post is a shoutout to one of my boyfriend’s favorite movies, and the Best Picture winner in 1944. In World War II Casablanca, Rick Blaine, exiled American and former freedom fighter, runs the most popular nightspot in town. 458 more words

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Coq au Vin: The classic French dish of chicken cooked in red wine

It may look daunting, but if two homecooks can do it, so can you! All it took was one husband, one wife and one kitchen argument, and voilà! 185 more words


Mustard and Herb Chicken & Brussels Sprouts

What’s the best thing about this recipe you ask?  The whole meal is cooked is in one pan and it’s quite simple.

So I have a confession to make, I’m 26 and the first time I have ever eaten a Brussels sprout was last year. 624 more words