Vegetarian Chili with Cilantro-Lime Cashew Sour Cream

On Tuesday morning I was feeling particularly stressed out about all of the things I needed to accomplish this week. It’s been such a long week. I’m still behind on some freelance projects I’ve got going on. In the midst of all of this work stuff, I managed to completely forgot it was my son’s […]

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Rosemary and Roasted Garlic Shrimp Gyros with Rosemary Tzatziki Sauce

My family often requests chicken gyros for dinner.  It’s totally a family favorite.  My oldest daughter loves those gyros and has ever since she was a year old.  Tzatziki sauce is her favorite condiment.  Her other love is shrimp.  So this recipe is for her–three of her very favorite things in one–Rosemary and Roasted Garlic […]

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Herbed Goat Cheese Tart with Cherry Tomato Compote and Pieography: Where Pie Meets Biography Review

Happy Pi Day! Celebrate with this tasty Herbed Goat Cheese Tart! I think this is the first year I have actually made a pie (tart) for 3.14.  I was reminded last night when I popped into the grocery store for a few things for dinner and saw a stack of pies by the automatic doors.  […]

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Grilled Lamb Patties and 14 Hands Wine

  I enjoy the flavor wine imparts in my cooking, so I was happy to team up with 14 Hands Winery to do some summer grilling. They sent me some bottles of wine for me to experiment with. We’ve purchased 14 Hands for cooking before, and we’ve always been very satisfied with the results. I was very […]

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Quick-Broiled Salsa

I love me some salsa. And I really love me some of this salsa. I’ve already made it twice in one week. The chips are optional, by the way. A spoonful (or ten) will hit the spot. I had some grocery store tomatoes ripening on my counter.  (I know, I know, I know.  Grocery store […]

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Buttermilk Caramel Sauce

My mom’s friend, Carolyn, gave her this recipe for Buttermilk Caramel Syrup. It is hands-down the best syrup I have ever tasted in my life! Everyone who tastes it becomes instantly enamored with it. I don’t know if it’s the tang of the buttermilk that does it, or if it’s the combination of everything together, […]

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