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Spanish Seafood Paella

Spanish Seafood Paella

For good reason, paella is a summer favorite in Spain, it’s the season that walks hand-in-hand with fresh fish and seafood.  There are a kazillion recipes online for paella so this one is really a combination of many.  Traditional paella dishes typically consist of chicken, […]

Authentic Bolognese Sauce

Authentic Bolognese Sauce

Like many pasta sauces there are many that are native to a particular region, such as Bolognese, a traditional Italian sauce originating in Bologna, Italy.  The meat is the focal point along with a variety of other ingredients such as onions, celery, carrots, tomatoes, olive […]

Chipotle Chicken Burrito

Chipotle Chicken Burrito

I came upon the concept of this recipe while on vacation in Montana recently.  It was one of those kind of Sundays when once you shower, you climb back into your comfy clothes and just hang out all day, which is exactly what I did. […]

Creamy Tarragon Chicken

Creamy Tarragon Chicken

You don’t have to be a foodie to worship French food, you just have to enjoy one bite and you’ll be as hooked as I am.  Tonight’s meal was so delicious it had me fantasizing I was in Provence being served by my deliciously handsome […]

Beef and Butternut Squash Tagine

Beef and Butternut Squash Tagine

Hello my friends, here it is already the second month of 2017 and I’m sharing a recipe for the first time in eight months.  Yikes!  Now that was a painful admission.  But now that I’ve confessed my sins, let’s get on to more important things, […]

Kicked Up Shrimp

Kicked Up Shrimp

In an effort do eat-down the stockpile of food in my pantry, I whipped together this shrimp dish that has so many possibilities!  Let’s get to it…

Moroccan Chicken Tagine

Moroccan Chicken Tagine

According to Wikipedia, Moroccan Cuisine has long been considered one of the most diversified cuisines in the world.  It’s influenced by Morocco’s interactions and exchanges with other cultures; typically a mix of Mediterranean, Berber, Arab, Moorish, Middle Eastern, African, Iberian and Jewish influences.  Moroccan food […]

Fricasse de Pollo (Cuban-style Chicken Stew)

Fricasse de Pollo (Cuban-style Chicken Stew)

I’d never given much thought to Cuban cuisine until a friend of mine pulled a recipe for this Cuban-style Chicken Stew and said here, make this for me sometime.  I studied the ingredients and agreed yes, this looks pretty darn tasty.  I decided to do […]

Roasted Tomatoes

Roasted Tomatoes

Your home will be wafting with the aroma of an Italian restaurant with these succulent roasted tomatoes.  When you travel all the time like I do you have to be creative with the items you’re abandoning in your refrigerator.  Prior to my recent trip to […]

Classic Seafood Paella

Classic Seafood Paella

This tasty feast is widely regarded as Spain’s national dish, but most Spaniards consider it to be a regional Valencian dish.  I saw a lot of paella being served up at markets throughout France and interesting enough, even though we all regard it as a […]