Monthly Archives: March 2015

Shrimp Étouffée

It’s a challenge to be a shellfish lover living in the Midwest, where finding good-quality and reasonably-priced seafood at the local markets is not common.  When I can find a deal on wild caught shrimp or lobster, I will occasionally … Continue reading

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Making a Traditional Irish Soda Bread

Whether made once per year to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day or enjoyed as an “everyday” bread, Irish Soda Bread is great to have in our arsenal of recipes in the home kitchen.  I’ve been making it for several years now, … Continue reading

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Homemade Tomato Parmesan and Herb Crackers

This is more than a recipe post.  It’s a small epiphany about why making homemade crackers is a great way for home cooks to learn (or improve) key techniques in the kitchen. I’ve become hooked on making these.  I’ve been … Continue reading

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