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My untraditional 4th of July “Cook-Out”

Caramelized Onion and Bacon Pizza

Caramelized Onion and Bacon Pizza

Corn and Purple Bean Salad

Corn and Purple Bean Salad

Since I’d just done a massive seafood BBQ the day before with my mom, I decided to stay “indoors” on the 4th and just do up a really nice pair of pizzas for the sweetie and I instead. (You know I love making pizza at home!) Since I’ve got so much great bacon from our recent farm pork bounty, and all my herbs and greens are going crazy in the garden, I made Caramelized Onion Pizza with Bacon, San Marzano Tomatoes, Mixed Cheeses, Wild Arugula and Basil. I slow cooked the onions in butter on the stove until I couldn’t stand the wonderful aroma any longer and was ready to start eating them before even putting them on the pie.

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My “Easy” Paella Recipe

Easy PaellaPaella is one of those great Spanish dishes that almost everyone loves, yet not many want to bother preparing at home. With the many ingredients needed and large traditional paella pan, it seems like a difficult and complicated dish to assemble.

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Winter White Pork Chili

Winter White Pork ChiliWinter White Pork Chili is a recipe I came up with while working my way through all that fresh pork meat I ended up with this Fall. We’re still working hard on enjoying it all – and enjoying it we certainly are! We’ll likely have another porker ready to butcher in a month’s time so I’d better start clearing out more freezer space.

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Recipe: Shrimp Stir-Fry with Bok Choy and Wax Beans

 

Shrimp Stir Fry with Bok Choy and Wax Beans

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A Favorite Italian Comfort Food: Tuna with Garlic, Lemon, Capers & Olives

Pasta with Tuna, Garlic, Lemon, Capers and OlivesPasta is one of my favorite comfort foods. Sometimes when I’m too tired to cook a long, elaborate meal or don’t have time to defrost any meat, it’s great to be able to prepare a satisfying, delicious meal from ingredients in my cupboard. One of my absolute favorite pasta comfort dishes is Tuna with Garlic, Lemon, Capers & Olives.

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