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Seafood Stir-fry On A Budget?

As we sat down to dinner last night my husband pointed out this was an expensive dinner.  He didn’t know my secret. Yes there were scallops, shrimp and lobster but I had not spent a fortune on them and the lobster had been in the freezer for months just waiting for the perfect recipe.  The […]

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Chocolate Macadamia Nuts

Happy Valentine’s Day!  I hope you get something sweet and something that smells wonderful today.  Don’t forget you always treat yourself. Here is a quick sweet treat that is gluten free, dairy free and soy free.  Chocolate covered macadamia nuts. Grab a bag of whole or half pieces of macadamia nuts and a bag of […]

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Swicy Shrimp & Mango, Papaya Corn Salsa- Valentine Meal

I love meals that I can pull together in 15-30 minutes.  I don’t know about you but some nights I’m either so hungry if I wait for an involved dinner I’ll be eating everything else in the kitchen, or I just don’t have a lot of time to cook.  Either way shrimp is a great […]

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Pasta Surprise

When I started out to cook dinner I didn’t realize I had already eaten the vegetables I was going to sauté for this meal.  The only vegetable I had left was cauliflower, which my husband really does not like.  So what should I do, hide it of course.  When he was eating dinner he thought […]

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This is not going to be one of those 15 minute meals but it is totally worth the effort.  When I make this meal the I double the recipe for everything but the seafood.  After our first serving and all the fish and such are removed I freeze the stock so my next Cioppino dinner […]

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Mediterranean Tuna Pasta

This is a savory dish that fills your mouth with wonderful tastes and textures.  We served this with Robert Mondavi Winery 2005 Chardonnay.  This was the same wine I used when cooking.  Remember never cook with a wine you wouldn’t drink. Mediterranean Tuna Pasta Ingredients: 7.8 ounces Tuna in oil (Ortiz is an option)  Tuna […]

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