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Phyllo dough Quiche

In the past I’ve been going to Whole Foods and buying their frozen pie crust. Recently, I started buying phyllo dough to …

Chicken Matzo Ball Soup

Okay I had to post this soup because I make it so often that I had  to share it.  It’s very similar …

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

So it’s been a while since I posted something. So here’s an easy go to side dish, Garlic Mashed Potatoes. It’s a …

Seared Duck Liver Snack

Here’s a simple dish that doesn’t take much effort.  It’s so easy and delicious that I can’t believe I haven’t done this …

Homemade Pizza Sauce

Who doesn’t love pizza?  Well, it’s even better when homemade because you get exactly what you want on top.  However, it does …

Hog Island Oysters Co.

This post is WAY over due. I’ve been collecting recipes and places to eat but I just haven’t had time to post …

Roasted Quail Anyone?

Here’s a dish that will make you look like a pro, even if you have no idea how to cook.  Growing up, …

Hearty French Potato Casserole

Again, another AMAZING recipe from Cook’s Illustrated Magazine: Issue 115, March + April 2012.  The subtitle to this recipe is what intrigued us, “In …

Italian Wedding Soup

I really wanted Minestrone soup so my fiancé decided to whip up this gem instead.  Like Minestrone, it’s very hardy but with a twist. …

Three Cheese Grits and Shrimp

I’ve never been a fan of grits until I visited my future mother-in-law who made me cheese grits and shrimp in Nashville, …

Mushroom Soup

This is soup for a true mushroom lover.  If you enjoy mushrooms but don’t really love them, this isn’t the recipe for …

Easy Turkey Chili

This is a simple recipe that anyone can make and not mess up.  The reason being is because you can make it …

Redo Guacamole

  This is how your guacamole should look when your avocados are ripe! (above) What you need: 3 avocados 1 teaspoon of lemon juice …

Best Caesar Salad

The secret to a great caesar salad are in two major elements: the dressing and croutons (both need to be homemade).  If …

The Perfect Scrambled Eggs

I love scrambled eggs.  I could eat them everyday at every meal. However, I’m constantly amazed how this simple dish is ruined so frequently. …

Guacamole Night

Why buy store packaged guacamole when you can make ten times better at home.  It’s simple, easy and quick.  You’ll look like …