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Brown Buttered Almond Trout Recipe

Brown Buttered Almond Trout Recipe

Jump to recipe: Brown Butter Almond Trout Recipe I love to fish. ¬†I almost like to fish more than I like to eat fish (like the Brown Butter Almond Trout recipe below… super yum!), and that’s saying a lot! ¬†Not that I’m good at it, […]

Steamed Swai and the Twin Cities

Steamed Swai and the Twin Cities

Jump to Recipe: Steamed Fish Bundles One of the best things about going out to eat is trying to make your own version at home. ¬†I don’t have near the culinary genius to replicate what most professional chefs procure, but it’s tons of fun to […]

Braised Asparagus with Feta and Tomatoes

Braised Asparagus with Feta and Tomatoes

Jump to recipe: Braised Asparagus with Feta and Tomatoes I love asparagus, but the mere thought of steamed asparagus makes me want to gag.¬† Steaming asparagus is a slow torturous death to this noble vegetable.¬† It makes me sad, especially when there are other ways […]

Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon

Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon

Jump to recipe: Deviled Eggs with Candied (Millionaire) Bacon I am so deliriously happy warmer weather is right around the corner, I can’t even begin to express myself… except maybe by talking incessantly about picnics.¬† Yes, I am definitely on a picnic kick.¬† And whether […]

Hungary’s Paprika and Piri Piri Chicken

Hungary’s Paprika and Piri Piri Chicken

Jump to recipe: Piri Piri Chicken Recipe Piri piri chicken originates from southern Portugal. ¬†Although variations of it abound, the common elements found in most¬†recipes are: hot pepper (piri piri or bird’s eye chili), citrus, oil, and red pepper. ¬†For me, I can’t think of […]

Venetian Pasta with Shrimp and Scallops

Venetian Pasta with Shrimp and Scallops

You can’t have too many quick and easy crowd pleasing recipes. ¬†And this Venetian Pasta with¬†Shrimp and Scallops is one to definitely have in your arsenal! ¬† From time to time my girlfriend, Deb, and I gather some friends around the kitchen island and hold […]

Detox Cabbage Soup

Detox Cabbage Soup

Jump to recipe: Detox Cabbage Soup Hello 2018!!!¬†¬†Is today National¬†Everybody Start Your Diet Day? ¬†Actually, I think that was January 2. ¬† Oh no, wait… let’s just STOP right there. ¬† This is not going to be another “it’s January so let’s all go on […]

Golden Roast Chicken

Golden Roast Chicken

Roast chicken is one of the best one “pot” meals. ¬†It’s a meal you can pop in the oven when you get home from work, take a shower, pull on your favorite jeans and comfy sweater, pour yourself a glass of wine, and dinner’s ready. […]