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4/20 Food

4/20 Food - Green Week

This week we have two mini celebrations, 4/20 and Earth Day, I like to call it Green Week. Personally, I find it hilarious that these two days are in the same week because most people who enjoy the medical and recreational benefits of cannabis are also very much concerned with the environment and protecting our planet. …

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Shrimp Etouffee

Shrimp Etouffee

Today I have a Cajun recipe for Shrimp Etouffee! Ingredients 2 pounds of Shrimp 1 stick of Butter 1/2 cup of flour 1 diced yellow onion 1 diced green bell pepper 2 chopped celery stalks 1 tbsp Creole seasoning 1 whole bay leaf 3 tbsps of minced garlic 3 cups cooked rice 4 sprigs of …

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Introducing the Culinary Cauldron

Culinary Cauldron - Lamb / Wine Pairing

It has been a long time since we have spoken. There has been a lot going on at Mayari’s Voyage and today I finally had time to explain! So first, I hope you had a Happy Easter, Lovely Passover and a blessed upcoming Ramadan to those who celebrate. Second, that video above is our new …

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Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash

Have you heard of spaghetti squash? For those who are not familiar, spaghetti squash is a winter produce item. Full of folic acid and vitamin A, this squash is an amazing item to add to your grocery cart. Flavor is light and buttery, making it delicious with gentle ingredients like herbs and chicken breast. It …

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Pear and Caramelized Onion Tart

Pear & caramelized onion tart

Pears are an end of summer early autumn fruit that grows in New England. I love adding them to savory dishes. Here is a recipe for a tart that I like to make with excess fruits like pears, it also works with apples and cranberries. With some pantry items this is an excellent recipe to …

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Well then, let it snow, rain or sleet.

Let it Snow, Rain or Sleet

Heads up, today’s post is totally unrelated to food but all about holiday spirit. This morning I turned off my alarm, refused to get out of bed and drank coffee instead of my usual tea. I thought to myself, why am I so tired and played my inner drill sergeant Mayari to motivate myself, get …

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Maple Mustard Chicken

Maple Mustard Chicken

Today I wanted to share a recipe for my maple, mustard chicken. Peak autumn is the inspiration of this dish, in the midst of Oktoberfest activities, fresh maple syrup now available and produce perfect for baking, maple mustard chicken is sure to become a fall weeknight favorite. This dish takes on the bold flavors of …

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Turkey day leftovers

Turkey Day Left Overs

If you are reading this in real time, you have had those turkey day left overs in your fridge for exactly 7 days. Now hopefully you have frozen most of them but if not, it’s ok. Today I will share some ideas for you to repackage those leftovers into dinner delights. Leftover pot pie – …

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Winter Wines

Local Wines

Top 3 Wines for Winter Winter and the holiday season is a wonderful time to talk about wine. I have always found that Wine is more of a winter drink, beer for autumn, cocktails are for summer, and spring has a playful mix of wine and cocktails. Today we will go over my top 3 …

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It’s all Gravy Baby!

Gravy recipe

Tis the season to make gravy. Yummy, rich, flavorful gravy that will make everyone happy … well except for our gluten free friends (sorry guys you will get a fun recipe next week). I want to share with you all a foundational recipe. Something that I learned in culinary school, and can be applied to …

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