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Baja California Shrimp Tacos With Pineapple Salsa

Baja California Shrimp Tacos With Pineapple Salsa

Growing up in Southern California I probably had tacos at least twice a week, and Baja California style shrimp and fish tacos were my favorite. In fact, now that I live in Europe where corn tortillas are hard to find, I make seafood tacos quite 

Verpa Bohemica In Shallot Vermouth Sauce

Verpa Bohemica In Shallot Vermouth Sauce

Morels are easily in my top 5 favorite mushrooms. And although they are only available fresh for a few weeks a year, I always make sure to stock up on them for plenty of morel mushroom recipes. However this is not a true morel dish, 

Classic American Meatloaf

Classic American Meatloaf

It may not have the most appetizing name, but meatloaf was one of my favorite dishes growing up. Yes, it is pure Americana, but I’ve made it for plenty of my European friends and they love it. In fact, for those of you not in 

Saffron Risotto With Duck Breast

Saffron Risotto With Duck Breast

Duck is one of my favorite proteins and risotto is one of my favorite overall dishes, so I figure why not make a dish that uses both. I decided to kick it up a notch and use a good amount of saffron to really make 

Onion Braised Beef Brisket

Onion Braised Beef Brisket

There are two groups of people who really know how to make a brisket; pitmasters and Jews. Seeing as this is a recipe you can easily make in your kitchen, let’s classify this under the Jewish style of brisket cooking. Now, brisket has increased in 

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Tempura Shrimp

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Tempura Shrimp

Is this a joke recipe? I’ll leave that up for you, dear reader, to decide. I’ll be honest though, after eating these weird cinnamon toast crunch tempura shrimp I have to say it isn’t the worst thing I’ve made. For those of you that are 

Leveling Up Your Outdoor Cooking Experience

Leveling Up Your Outdoor Cooking Experience

(Image Source) Cooking and eating outside have long been popular activities for humans. Having the chance to embrace a little slice of nature is nice, and there are few better feelings than enjoying food that you love under the sun. Of course, though, barbeques can 

French Lemon Madeleines

French Lemon Madeleines

One of the most glorious treats you can offer guests is the humble madeleine. Okay, maybe humble is the wrong word to use, as these generally beloved little cakes are not the easiest thing to make. However, they really aren’t all that difficult either (compared 

Shanghai Style Sticky Spare Ribs

Shanghai Style Sticky Spare Ribs

If you’ve ever been to China you’ve probably eaten the classics like gong bao ji ding (Kung Pao Chicken) or Peking Duck, but one of my absolute favorite dishes actually hails from a small little town called Shanghai. These Shanghai style sticky spare-ribs are sweet 

5 Delicious Risotto Recipes To Impress Guests

5 Delicious Risotto Recipes To Impress Guests

Risotto is one of those dishes that seems super fancy and complicated, but it really isn’t. Maybe it is because we always see it on the menu of fancy restaurants, or you’ve heard that it takes 30 minutes of constant stirring to make. Or maybe