Paloma Margarita

Yes, one more margarita recipe! This is a recipe I had hand written on a recipe card many years ago, but then recently discovered it online when I was researching the source of the name “Paloma.” The same margarita is on the Food Network Website. It’s a different kind of margarita recipe in that it

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Shrimp with Greens

Some of my Instagram friends may remember when I discovered anchovy syrup on Amazon one day and posted a photo of it. I’d never heard of it before, and there was lively discussion about how it compared to Asian fish sauce. However, it’s an Italian product. I was so intrigued bought a little bottle of

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Fregola with Peas and Bacon

My blogger friend Stefan, of the blog Stefan Gourmet, has been help and inspiration to me for years. And I even got the chance to meet him in person, so I feel a special connection with him. He’s an expert cook, loves to experiment, and he was my original resource for cooking sous vide. His

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Boneless Leg of Lamb

Years ago, I remember telling a friend that I wanted to take a butchering class some time. She said, “you mean you want to learn how to kill chickens?” I then clarified that I wanted nothing to do with animals outside of my kitchen, but I wanted to know what to do with them once

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Paprika Cream

I wrote a post in late 2012 after I started my blog called “My New Favorite Ingredient.” I had about 4 followers then, and so I would like to re-introduce this ingredient on my blog. The ingredient, or product, was given to me by my friend who has Hungarian parents, and I will always be

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