Recipes

Chorizo with Mussels and Clams

Chorizo with mussels and clams

Do you love seafood? I know I do, especially during the summer! This is one of my favorite recipes, usually enjoyed with fresh bread or pasta with a touch of olive oil. This recipe itself is simple but I would warn you that cleaning out the seafood does take some time. Before attempting the recipe …

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Seared Fennel and Tomatoes

Seared Fennel & Tomatoes

A traditional dish from Spain that combines the sweet almost licorice flavor of fennel paired with the tangy acidity from fresh tomatoes serves as a unique and robust side dish.  I usually use this as a side for fatty white fish, or pork. It tastes amazing with a baguette, or cous cous. Ingredients Preparation

Frozen Lemonade

Frozen Lemonade

Today we have a fun easy summer dessert, frozen lemonade. An easy to make ahead treat perfectly refreshing for the summer time! Ingredients 2 cups of sugar 2 cups of water 14 lemons, zested and juiced ( if using lemon concentrate follow directions on package) 1 tsp kosher salt OPTIONAL 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream …

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Pesto Pasta

Quick Pesto

Are you sick of basic pasta salad. I am, and after this weekend and seeing all these boring photos and recipes for pasta salad I feel guilty for not telling you all about this sooner. As you know herbs are thriving right now. Most are in season and you can find some delicious basil, parsley …

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Asparagus

Eggs and Asparagus

Let’s talk about asparagus. The star of spring it is one of the first vegetables to be harvested in the spring and has found its way from cocktail parties to fine dinning. Asparagus is high in Vitamin B, loaded with minerals and provides a much needed boost to the body after a long winter indoors. …

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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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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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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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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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Easy Italian Dressing

Easy Italian Dressing

Thinking of what to do with your tomato harvest? Well how about making your own Italian dressing! The good news is that it is very easy. All you need is a blender and the following ingredients: Blend together until thick and adjust seasonings as needed. This recipe will yield you about 1.5 cups of dressing. …

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Adult Fruit Salad

Adult Fruit Salad with Vodka

Today‚Äôs post is fast, just like this recipe, and is a go to favorite of mine that works for a refreshing weekend treat, weeknight dessert or even for entertaining (whenever we can do that again), and it is my adult fruit salad. Perfect for any night of the week and can store well in the …

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