Seared Cherry Tomato and Shrimp Tapas

Seared Cherry Tomato and Shrimp Tapas

I concocted this simple cherry tomato and shrimp tapas dish after watching an episode of Rick Stein in France. If you don’t know Rick Stein, he is a BBC food show host, and if you skip below the recipe, you can get all the details on how we came to own a set of his...

Leftover Roast Beef Thai Noodle Salad

Leftover Roast Beef Thai Noodle Salad

Right now, we are all still on the COVID lockdown, so no one is going to restaurants, but the craving for Beef Thai Noodle Salad was strong. I looked around and decided I would feed my yearning for spicy cabbage and rice noddle salad at home. I had a decent supply of...

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Wrapped Broccolini

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Wrapped Broccolini

Next time, you need a simple appetizer for a party try my sweet and spicy bacon wrapped broccolini, everyone I have given it to has wept at the yummy pairing. Ok, they may not have actually cried but they did eat them all in about five minutes.  The mix of sweet with...

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I firmly believe that if you passed high school chemistry you can learn to cook well, and I know that $50 at a grocery store will yield you more delicious food than $50 spent at most restaurants ever could. At my home the wine is good, the company great and the food is fabulous.  There is no reason why it can’t be the same at your house! Together we can all cook better than most restaurants. Read More
Sausage and Goat Cheese Crostini

Sausage and Goat Cheese Crostini

Simple appetizers like these sausage and goat cheese crostini that are filling and easy to make are something I am always keen to have. Lately, we have been having a lot of lite dinners, just an appetizer, some pickles, and a bit of fruit with a lot of wine. Just...

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Pesto Guinness Beer Bread

Pesto Guinness Beer Bread

Right now the internet is ablaze with the simple beer bread recipe, but I decided to give it more flavor enter: pesto Guinness Beer Bread. A few weeks into the self-quarantine for the Corona Virus and the easy beer bread recipes keep appearing on my Facebook feed....

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My Mom’s Deviled Eggs

My Mom’s Deviled Eggs

My mom’s deviled eggs are famous in our family, but in all honesty it’s a classic deviled egg recipe that uses hot dog relish.  The recipe is not revolutionary, but she taught me a few tips and tricks that get the texture of her deviled eggs to come out perfect every...

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