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Guajillo Spiced Roasted Red Pepper & Fennel Soup

December 31, 2013 - 9:29 pm in Recipes
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This healthy, fragrant soup will round out your New Year’s Eve menu in just minutes.  Serve it up in soup bowls for a sit-down affair or in shot glasses for a cocktail event.  Either way, it will please your crowd. Guajillo peppers, native to Northern…

classic chicken pozole

Classic Chicken Pozole

December 30, 2013 - 7:00 am in Recipes
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'Tis the season for cold weather and warm food. Pozole is a tradition this time of year in my household and its one of the many recipes that my grandma…

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Grilled Lamb Chops & Merguez with Chimichurri

December 28, 2013 - 10:47 am in Recipes
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This is another simple recipe that will wow your guests for that New Year's celebration.  I like pairing chops with sausage for variety and using…

gambas al ajillo

Colossal Shrimp in Garlic Sauce (Gambas Al Ajillo)

December 28, 2013 - 2:39 am in Recipes
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New Year’s is around the corner and if you are searching for a few more simple things to serve up, either as passed appetizers, buffet style or for a more formal sit-down meal, look no further.  In these next few posts I will show you how to prepare…

Turkey Stuffing

Two Chefs, Two Cities, One Holiday Classic

December 24, 2013 - 10:00 am in Recipes
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I love stuffing.  I try to eat it only once a year but the indulgence usually happens twice - on Thanksgiving and Christmas.  I've had some amazing varieties from the classic to crawfish cluttered, each one unique in their right.  If you are…