Category Archives: Main Course

Texas Chili and Cornbread

Was anyone else secretly waiting for Thanksgiving shenanigans to be over so you could make Texas Chili and cornbread like on Top Chef last week? Don’t get me wrong, I loved the turkey and gravy, but ever since I saw … Continue reading

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One Pot Wonderful

While in the middle of a workout session, doing forward lunges with 10 pound weights (not an easy task), my fellow workout classmate, Marie, asked me “Do you like lamb?” “Yes, I love lamb,” I responded gasping for air in … Continue reading

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A Hot and Hearty Soup

I have to admit, I’m a little obsessed with making soup right now. Once the weather gets cold, soup is the only thing I want to eat. This Beef and Barley Soup is warm, hearty, and perfect for a cold … Continue reading

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Curried Lentil Soup

Lentil soup is a staple in my house. I always have the ingredients on hand and the preparation time is quick. For this lentil soup, I used curry flavors to give it a little spice. Curry is a unique blend … Continue reading

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Santa Barbara Spot Prawns

What is the difference between a prawn and a shrimp? This is the question many people ask me when I tell them about spot prawns. The terms prawn and shrimp are generally interchangeable. There are some differences in body structure, … Continue reading

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Quiche Craving

I was recently shopping at Bed Bath & Beyond and I found these cute little tart shells. The picture on the package was of a Quiche Lorraine and I suddenly got an intense craving…oh how easily marketing gimmicks get me!

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Did Someone Say Pork Belly?

Risotto is a laborious dish to make. It takes constant stirring and patience for the rice to slowly cook. This sage and pancetta risotto, however, is well worth the effort!

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