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Valentine Recipes for a Dinner at Home

I love to go out to restaurants, however I tend to cook at home on Valentine’s Day. If you decide to make a plan for the sweetest day to stay in, here are a few recipes that can help you … Continue reading

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For the Big Game- Super Easy Sriracha Sesame Cream Cheese Spread

This recipe is a twist on the tired cream cheese spread that adorns most tables during the super bowl. Simple, spicy and delicious, you can’t go wrong with this one. I recently saw it at the Fancy Food Show in … Continue reading

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Cooking Class at Byerly’s with Recipes- Autumn Appetizers

Last weekend I taught 2 classes at Byerly’s Cooking School in St. Louis Park, MN. The first night’s menu was a appetizer class with seasonal flavors. I had a great time and hope to teach and take more classes soon! … Continue reading

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Brunch at the Iconic Palace Cafe in the French Quarter + Recipe for Crabmeat Cheesecake

No trip to the big easy would be complete without a visit to a Brennan Family Restaurant. When I lived there, it was the gold standard of service and authentic Louisiana food. Served in style with silver cups and lots … Continue reading

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Easy Summer Appetizer – Sweet Onion Canapes

Sweet onions are the backbone of most restaurants that still cook from scratch. I remember when I had my restaurant, we went through at least 50 lbs a week. We chopped them with an automatic guillotine type chopper that produced … Continue reading

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Edible Adventures: Vegetable Egg Rolls with True Thai Peanut Sauce

A while back I had the chance to go to Thailand, Australia and New Zealand in one fell swoop. I don’t recommend trying to do all three in one trip unless you love to be on the move. When I … Continue reading

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Pimento Cheese with a local twist

If you have been south of the Mason Dixon Line for any amount of time, chances are you have eaten Pimento cheese. Different versions from different regions reign. There are definitely 2 camps on how REAL Pimento cheese is made. … Continue reading

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