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Crab Cakes with Mango Apple Salsa

I’ve been doing a lot of posts about the number three… three ways to make grilled cheese, three marinades for shrimp skewers…  I really like the number three. Today we’re getting back to a nice straight forward recipe. But guess what? There are three components! Today it’s crab cakes with mango apple salsa and a…… Continue reading Crab Cakes with Mango Apple Salsa

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End of Summer Shrimp Skewers

It’s September already? I always mixed emotions because on one hand it’s my birthday month, but on the other hand, summer is coming to end. Before it does, we have Labor Day weekend… AKA one more excuse to grill out. One of my favorite things to grill is shrimp. I always show up to barbecues…… Continue reading End of Summer Shrimp Skewers

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Buffalo Chicken Pizza

It’s been a busy and stressful week. I’ve been trying to go through the motions to change over to my married name, which has been such a pain. I’m also elbow deep in wedding thank you cards and basically getting life in order in preparation for my husband’s next deployment. Long story short, I was feeling a…… Continue reading Buffalo Chicken Pizza

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General L’s Chicken

When I was a kid, I dreaded Chinese food take out. I would not even entertain the idea of eating slimy looking noodles and chicken in weird brown sauces out of paper boxes. I didn’t even “like” the rice. (I would say I didn’t like a lot of things that I wouldn’t even try.) If…… Continue reading General L’s Chicken

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Game of Wings

If there’s one thing I like as much as cooking, it’s HBO’s Game of Thrones. Ever heard of it? I have a feeling you have. I’ve never really done a theme post like this, but a dear friend of mine suggested on Twitter that I come up with something for the finale. Challenge accepted! I…… Continue reading Game of Wings

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Taco Tuesday Two Ways

Fun fact: Taco Tuesday was supposedly a promotion created by Wyoming based fast food chain Taco John’s in the 1980’s. I’m not exactly sure how it got so popular, because everyone has heard of Taco Tuesday. I only just heard about Taco John’s when I drove through the plains states and saw signs for them…… Continue reading Taco Tuesday Two Ways

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Sweet & Spicy Grilled Chicken

Grilling out goes with summer the way peanut butter goes with jelly. When I was a kid though, I hated cook outs. I don’t eat red meat (honestly almost never have), so I was obviously not a fan of blackened hot dogs and hamburgers. Anything else on the grill I didn’t trust because it probably was…… Continue reading Sweet & Spicy Grilled Chicken

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Sriracha Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Back to back recipe posts, I’m getting ambitious! Normally I try to shuffle between catergories, but with my wedding celebration drawing closer I might not have a ton of time to cook for a couple weeks. I have a few “I Love” posts waiting on the back burner and I will definitely have a travel…… Continue reading Sriracha Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

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Jalapeño Marinated Chicken with Spicy Pesto Gnocchi

Happy St Patrick’s Day! Today I have a recipe that is very green in color, but it’s far from Irish. It’s more of a Mexican-Italian fusion. I know that sounds weird, but bear with me. I made this with my husband in mind. He loves jalapeños and pesto so I wanted to find a way…… Continue reading Jalapeño Marinated Chicken with Spicy Pesto Gnocchi

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Blue Cheese Arancini with Honey Hot Sauce

I’m back in the comfort of my own kitchen again! I had a great week traveling home to Massachusetts, and to Florida for a couple days too. Talk about a strangely packed suitcase- I had winter boots and sweaters next to flip flops and swimsuits. It was fun, but I’m really glad to be home. The…… Continue reading Blue Cheese Arancini with Honey Hot Sauce