Category Archives: Home Appetizers

Rosemary Olive Oil Bread with Dipping Oil

With New Years Eve just a couple of days away, many people will be hosting parties.  With every good party, there are plenty of munchies for people to nibble on and help keep their blood alcohol level down.  Home baked bread and dipping oil is a great snack to keep out for a...
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Brown Butter Ravioli with Toasted Walnuts

One of the most popular side dishes in my house is my Brown Butter Ravioli with Toasted Walnuts. If my sons go a month or so without me making it, they starting reminding me how long it has been since we had it last. Brown Butter is fabulous all in itself, but add...
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Jambalaya and the Homemade Stock

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I thought it would be a good time to discuss making stock for all of your holiday cooking.  Many of the traditional holiday dishes we make require some sort of stock in the ingredient list (Mashed potatoes, gravy, etc.).  Most people fill their shopping cart with cans...
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Shrimp and Bok Choy Tacos

Having lived part of my life in Florida, seafood is my number one favorite protein; especially shrimp.  I could eat shrimp every single day.  Shrimp is great for putting together a quick meal because it cooks so fast.  It only takes a few minutes to cook shrimp thoroughly.  You just have to be...
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