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Black Licorice Meringues

Black Licorice Meringues

Every Easter, my mom always bought me a bag of black licorice jelly beans.  Last week, I was at Trader Joe’s and saw their new “organic maple sugar crystals”.  In other posts, I have used raw honey […]

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Deviled Guac Eggs

Deviled Guac Eggs

Serves: 24 Deviled Guac Eggs

Difficulty: Easy

These mayo-free deviled guac eggs utilize nature’s mayo, the avocado! Very creamy and flavorful…add a little crumbled bacon for a nice salty-smokey addition!

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Creamy Asparagus Soup

Creamy Asparagus Soup

Serves: 4

Time: 45 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

I wish I had some inspirational moment for making this, but I really just thought that green soup would look good in this blue mug with the placemat underneath.  Also, a lot of asparagus soups […]

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Bacon Chocolate Meringues

Bacon Chocolate Meringues

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Posted: April 4, 2012

Santa put a bacon chocolate bar in my stocking a few years back and then I started hearing about this combo on the Food Network, magazines, blogs and so on.  I make meringues a lot because […]

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Bacon-Wrapped Chorizo-Stuffed Dates

Bacon-Wrapped Chorizo-Stuffed Dates

Serves: 10 stuffed dates

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Medium

Bacon-Wrapped Chorizo-Stuffed Dates

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Langostino & Andouille Sausage Gumbo

Langostino & Andouille Sausage Gumbo

Serves: 6-8

Time: 75 minutes

Difficulty: Medium

I’ve been passing up this bag of langostino tails at Trader Joe’s for weeks now trying to figure out what to do with them…salad? grilled?  Oooooh, I know…GUMBO (in the cart they went)!!!  If you […]

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Cavegirl Walnut Brownies

Cavegirl Walnut Brownies

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Posted: March 29, 2012

The first time I heard about putting avocados in a brownie mix, my head was spinning with the thought of such a wonderful savory item in one of favorite sweet treats in the world. Think […]

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Garbage Frittata for One

Garbage Frittata for One

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Posted: March 28, 2012

Day 16 of 31:  Back to Basics This was truly inspired by this 6-inch cast iron pan ~ it was just so cute.  I usually make regular-sized  frittatas once every few weeks and then cut them […]

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White Spargel Delight

White Spargel Delight

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Posted: March 27, 2012

It’s Spargelzeit (asparagus season)!  After I was first married, my hubby (and I) were stationed in Germany.  I eventually started working in the small town of Schwetzingen.  One beautiful Spring day, I brought my roller […]

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Swine and Scallop Salad

Swine and Scallop Salad

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Posted: March 26, 2012

I saw these sea scallops at the store today and had to come home with them!  I had some prosciutto in the refrigerator that needed some use, so this was just a natural marriage. Also, I […]

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