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Pimento Cheese, A Southern Staple

Pimento Cheese is one of the south’s most cherished staples and is often referred to as the “pâté of the South”. You will see it served at ladies luncheons, picnics, church potlucks, weddings, funerals and even at the Masters Golf … Continue reading

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Short Rib Marmalade Crostini, A Moxy Inspired Tapas

If you visit Portsmouth, New Hampshire and walk into Moxy for the first time, you might not guess that this casual restaurant’s chef, Matt Louis, has been nominated for Best Chef in the Northeast region by the James Beard Foundation…that … Continue reading

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Sea Scallops With Bacon Lardons On Creamy Corn Polenta

A very popular appetizer at parties and restaurants in New England is bacon wrapped sea scallops. While this is a delicious starter, I wanted the same flavors for an evening meal and created Pan Seared Sea Scallops With Bacon Lardons … Continue reading

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Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Summer is in full swing and on a hot, humid evening we like to eat a little lighter. Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps, which are a popular appetizer served in many restaurants, are easy to make and serve at home. The wraps are great … Continue reading

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Cheers To The New Year

Father time is waiting in the wings to remind us that a new year is on the way. With that in mind, I’m here to say “Cheers To The New Year“. As we count down the hours until the arrival of … Continue reading

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Spinach And Sausage Rolls

Spinach and Sausage Rolls are a delicious taste treat. Who can resist a hot little sandwich that is a mixture of garlicky spinach, savory Italian sausage and cheese.  Whether serving these rolls to a group of friends who have come … Continue reading

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Crab And Avocado Salad With Citrus

Crab and Avocado Salad With Citrus is a wonderful dish to serve as a light summer evening meal while sitting outside on your patio with a glass of chilled white wine. If you are entertaining, it makes an impressive first course … Continue reading

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Roasted Grapes, A Sweet And Savory Appetizer

Do you want an appetizer that will please the pickiest eater but impress your foodie friends? Roasted Grapes, A Sweet And Savory Appetizer takes mere minutes to put together and is perfect to serve at an impromptu gathering of friends. We have … Continue reading

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Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms, Italian Style

Mushrooms are versatile when planning a menu. They can be used in an appetizer, salad or main course. While traveling in Europe, I have had a delicious salad topped with warm wild mushrooms and roasted pears, had mushrooms cooked in … Continue reading

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