Category Archives: Hot

Appetizer Duo: Jalepeno Poppers & Caramelized Onion Phyllo Cups

Wow. I cannot BELIEVE the holidays are over and 2012 is here. I’ve spent hours preparing  food, and eating food, this holiday season. I think I announced on two separate occasions that I wanted to quit my day job and … Continue reading

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Crab and Artichoke Empanadas

It’s one of my favorite times of year: lake season. I found this recipe a couple weeks ago while flipping through a cooking magazine that Brett’s mom had with her; as soon as I saw it, I told her, “we’re … Continue reading

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PW’s Olive Cheese Bread

I’m sort of indifferent to olives. When I was a kid, I would totally put olives on all ten of my fingers and pluck them off. I think that was the only reason that I liked olives – they were … Continue reading

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Mexican Sausage Wontons

Brett and I had a leisurely lake getaway last weekend and, as always happens at the lake, we indulged in too much food and drink. On Saturday evening, after a full day of girls shopping and guys golfing, we got … Continue reading

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Chicken Kabobs with Creamy Pesto

This recipe brings up a small “issue” that I’ve been thinking way too much about. This issue is whether to include each recipe’s source, or leave it out. In nearly all of my recipes, I make several changes – I … Continue reading

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Bang Bang Shrimp

One of the cooking magazines that I subscribe to is “Food Network Magazine”. Each month, this magazine does a feature page called “Copy That!” This allows readers from around the country write the food editors and request that they replicate … Continue reading

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Crab Rangoon

Do you have any idea how much I love crab rangoon? I don’t think you do. In high school, I would sometimes order a 6-piece of crab rangoon and eat it for dinner. Disgusting, in a totally delicious way. These … Continue reading

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