Saffron Fish Recipe #PompeianVarietals

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pompeian. I have a tendency to cook one of two ways, I either pile on the spices in a sort of in your face flavor explosion, or  I go to the opposite extreme and and lend respect to the individual delicate flavors of fine […]

Copycat Panera Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe

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Are you a big fan of the tuna salad sandwiches at everyone’s favorite cafe chain, Panera?  Well, today I have a copycat Panera Tuna Salad Sandwich recipe for you.  It’s perfect for those days you just can’t make it to the cafe, or have the whole gang to feed and eating out is just not […]

Shrimp & Spinach Quinoa Cakes Recipe

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These Shrimp & Spinach Quinoa Cakes make a great gluten-free appetizer, or meal. They are also perfect for an on the go snack.  While they are tasty on their own, they team well with typical condiments used with crab cakes.  I served one batch with dill mayonnaise, and the other with lemon wedges and a […]

New Fall Menu at P.F. Chang’s and Entering Recipe Contest!


I’ve been craving Asian cuisine quite a lot lately, and P.F. Changs has a fresh new seasonal Fall Seasonal Menu perfect for satisfying my desires. As you may already know, P.F. Changs is an Asian Fusion restaurant, that brings the added flair of ingredients not typically found in Asian cooking.

Shrimp, Asparagus & Heirloom Tomato Ginger Scampi Recipe

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Although we are technically in fall now, heirloom tomatoes are still readily available in my area. The fall asparagus crop also seems to be in full swing, as prices have been astoundingly low the past couple weeks.  I took full advantage of this economical bounty in this Shrimp, Asparagus & Heirloom Tomato Ginger Scampi.  Shrimp […]

Spicy Orange Tuna with Zucchini Stir Fry Recipe

Spicy Orange Tuna

This Spicy Orange Tuna with Zucchini was an impromptu recipe I created for dinner tonight.    I’d picked up tuna yesterday afternoon, and wanted something quick, easy & plenty spicy.  This fit the bill. This marinate may seem a bit heavy on the Sambal Olek hot chili paste, but heck, I could almost nosh on this […]

Southwest Lobster Roll Recipe: Inspired by #TheChew

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Southwest Lobster Rolls may seem like culinary sacrilege to some folks around here in New England, but they taste “wick’d” good & as a born and raised “New Englanda”, I’ll do what I darn well please with my “lobsta”. I guess I could just blame it all on those culinary characters from The Chew, since they are what inspired this tasty travesty…

Fresh Grilled Shrimp & Corn Tacos Recipe

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These Grilled Shrimp & Corn Tacos were the result of incorporating my recent Grilled Corn & Tomato Salad recipe into shrimp tacos. I used a couple arugula leaves at bottom of my freshly grill taco shells, topped generously with the corn salad, sprinkled with sprinkled Queso Fresco (got that idea from the Blackened Shrimp Tacos […]