Appetizer

Calamari with Hot Peppers

fried calamari with hot peppers

Today’s recipe is brought to you by Sophie and I, as she is insisting on sitting on my lap while I type. Awesome. A little over six years ago Bo and I had the best meal of our lives. It was on our honeymoon, when we got back to Florida from the Bahamas, and we ate at The Capital Grille. ...

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Potato and Corn Chowder with Pancetta

potato corn bacon soup

It’s winter, and this one has been a REAL winter. Tons of snow, a bunch of ridiculously cold days, and that feeling of wanting to do nothing more than wrap up in a blanket in front of the fire. As a side note, man do I ever wish we had a wood burning fireplace, gas just isn’t the same. Another ...

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Sausage Crostini

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Alright, this has to be one of the quickest and easiest things you’ll find to make. The day I made these, I did them as a side. I made some fresh cheese ravioli in a light tomato sauce, and I knew that Bo would be looking for a hit of meat somewhere (he’s not a big fan of fresh tomato ...

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Summer Salad with Cantaloupe, Bocconcini, Prosciutto and Mint

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Alright, getting back in to the swing of things around here with a super quick and easy salad. It’s delicious too. What isn’t delicious about juicy balls of fresh melon, soft mild cheese, salty cured meat, and brisk mint. I mean honestly, I could probably eat this daily for a month before I was sick of it. Anna was as ...

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Cheese Triangles

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This is hands down my favorite appetizer. My Mom used to make it all the time for holidays, and I asked her to for me for Christmas, but I just didn’t quite get my fill, so I whipped some up for New Years too. You may have already heard of them before, but probably as Spanakopita, a Greek pie of ...

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Potato Leek Soup

Potato Leek Soup Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Serves: 8 Ingredients: 1 cup butter 2 leeks, sliced thinly 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed salt and pepper to taste 4 cups chicken broth 1 tbsp corn starch 4 cups yukon gold potatoes, peeled and diced 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup milk Directions: 1. In a large pot over medium ...

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