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2015 Salsa

So I’ve been making salsa for years.  This year my daughter-in-law to be’s folks Vonnie and Chad wanted to tackle the job together.  I decided to reach out to our friend Rick to see if he was willing to share his method because I always remember his salsa rocked!  He did share a couple of […]

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Baked Red Pepper and Cheese Dip

So I’ve made a dip similar to this before, but this one is the best!  Bill and I frequent the T-Box, one of our favorite local eats and recently started with their “Fire Baked Cheese, $12” (Roasted red pepper and three cheese dip served with flatbread).  I don’t know exactly what is in their version, but know […]

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Grilled Vegetable Caprese salad

Caprese salad is traditionally a simple Italian salad, made of sliced fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and basil, seasoned with salt, and olive oil. It was made to resemble the colors of the Italian flag: red, white, and green.  While traveling recently, I decided to create something similar to serve as a side dish to our picked […]

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Cream Cheese and Chive Wontons

I tend to go in streaks of serving Wontons, which are made by placing a small amount of filling in the center of a square wrapper (a dough skin made of flour, egg, water, and salt) and sealing it into the desired shape by compressing the wrapper’s edges together with fingers.  Super simple and delicious when filled with […]

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Beet Salad Tasting Spoon Appetizer

You ever have your eye on any of those unique items in the kitchen store, but don’t pull the trigger and buy?  Well, I have that problem every time I go into any store that has kitchen “stuff”!   I know I don’t “need” it, but I usually “want” it!  My favorite color for dishes […]

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