Category Archives: Main Dish

Red Beans & Rice

Lately I’ve been craving some SPICE! Spicy salsa, spicy snacks, spicy Cajun and Asian and Thai….oh my! This recipe satisfies that craving and is very “back-to-the-basics.” Basic ingredients and basic prep, although the final dish is so NOT basic. The … Continue reading

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Cajun-Style Meatloaf

Believe it or not….here I am today with the recipe I’ve been promising! So, as I mentioned, our SD card is broken, and I lost quite a few of my food pics. No big deal. Lucky for me, when I … Continue reading

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Low Country Boil (aka Frogmore Stew, aka Shrimp with Potatoes and Corn)

Every so often my mother-in-law Ellen will make us a big ol’ one-pot dish that goes a little something like this: Boil water Add seasoning to water Add veggies to water Add shrimp to water Drain, eat I always just … Continue reading

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Spicy Goulash

Recently my best friend Aimee and I began working out together 2-3 times per week. Whether we’re on theĀ ellipticalĀ or stretching before Pilates class, we have found ourselves with TONS of time to talk, and there’s never a quiet moment! A … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard and Pecan-Crusted Alaskan Salmon

On occasion, I find the need to “re-set” my recipe searches and get back to the basics. I am so accustomed to searching for unique dishes that have lots of ingredients, that I often forget the “meat + starch + … Continue reading

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Sage Butter Gnocchi with Shrimp

Warning: Buttery, rich, decadent, carb-loaded recipe ahead. Sage butter is like a long-time friend to me, and its wonderful that only two flavors are able to meld and marry so perfectly that an entire dish can be arranged around them. … Continue reading

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Fajita Steak Quesadillas

This recipe was a special request from my favorite person in the world….Brett! Every weekend I toss out the question, “any dinner requests this week?” I rarely get a reply, but last week I did. Brett quizzed me with: “What … Continue reading

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