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Shrimp and Lobster Mac and Cheese

So I had picked up some great looking little fresh lobster tails at Costco the other day; thinking I was going to treat ourselves a bit.  I don’t indulge too often in Lobster because A, you never know how fresh it is here in Minnesota and B, it’s a little spendy.  These passed my poke and […]

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Garlic Shrimp with Zucchini/Linguine Pasta

I recently made this dish because I was excited about playing with an under used tool in my kitchen; the Veggetti!  It wasn’t April 29th; nor did I know that that date is the official National Shrimp Scampi Day in the United States!  It got me thinking… who decides these things and where do these dishes originate? […]

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Shrimp Pizza with Fresh Arugula

Looking for dinner ideas recently, I was rummaging through the fridge of ingredients that I had on hand so that I could come up with a homemade pizza that would combat my cravings!  Bill had pulled the pre-made Trader Joe’s dough from the freezer earlier as I planned to prepare some sort of thin crust variety!  I found […]

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Meyer Lemon Soup

Back in February Bill and I attended the 12th Annual Beringer Vineyard’s Valentines Day Dinner that was prepared by Executive Chef Maurine Sarjeant.  The first course wine was a 2013 Beringer Private Reserve Napa Valley Chardonnay, paired with one of the lightest and most refreshing dishes I’ve ever tasted.  Chef prepared an amazing Meyer Lemon Soup […]

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Ranch and Blue Cheese Wedge Salad

Who doesn’t love good old iceberg lettuce salad?  It’s the lettuce that I grew up with and ate just about every night with dinner.  It seems to have a bad reputation of being low in nutrients, whic is not exactly true; it’s just simply lower in nutrients than some other types of lettuce.  In recent years iceberg lettuce has […]

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