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Easy and Delicious Fried Shrimp

Easy and Delicious Fried Shrimp

Full disclosure, this is really a cooking 101 post.  The super simple technique used here also works perfectly for chicken nuggets or strips! I’m a pretty huge fan of almost anything fried.  I love sprinkling salt on freshly fried chicken, potatoes, tempura veggies, you get […]

Party Queso – From Magnolia Table

Party Queso – From Magnolia Table

I’m a tad late on the Magnolia Table bandwagon.  The truth is, I wasn’t super excited to purchase this cookbook despite the fact that I do love Chip and Joanna on their TV show.  It was almost like I thought it’d be a bit played […]

Lemon-Dill White Bean Dip – From “Platters and Boards”

Lemon-Dill White Bean Dip – From “Platters and Boards”

If you haven’t come across the beautiful Platters and Boards cookbook yet, it’s time for your paths to cross.  Released in the Spring of 2018, it’s a bright, vibrant, gorgeous cookbook, made for the entertainer.  I received this cookbook for my birthday last month and […]

Magic Mushrooms – The Elixir of Life: Finding Love and Joy in the Passionate Pursuit of Food

Magic Mushrooms – The Elixir of Life: Finding Love and Joy in the Passionate Pursuit of Food

My grandmother got me the “Elixir of Love” cookbook while in Sedona, where author Lisa Dahl has a restaurant.  She enclosed a little note in it, which I’ve kept with the book and every time I open it and the note falls out it brings […]