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Monthly Archive: May, 2013

Ciao from Sorrento

View from Piazza Tasso We arrived in Naples yesterday and drove to Sorrento where we will be spending the next few days.  It is beautiful and I’ve already had some pizza (snack when… Continue reading

Roasted Spiced Cashews

If you’ve never roasted nuts you may think this is a waste of time.  Why alter something that is so good in its pure form? Just try it! Roasting nuts deepens their flavor… Continue reading

Coco-Loco Shrimp

This recipe is the sister of one of Joe’s favorite recipes, Coco-Loco Chicken Strips with Sweet and Spicy Sauce.  Same concept of an egg wash and coconut followed by a light fry until they’re… Continue reading

Crack(er) Toffee

This easy and slightly trashy recipe uses club or saltine crackers to make a treat that’s sweet, salty, crunchy, and chocolatey. You can make it more gourmet by adding chopped nuts or dried… Continue reading

Viking Stew {How to Make a Low Country Boil}

I spent this holiday weekend in beautiful Isle of Palms with a group of friends from DC including trip planner extraordinaire Cat.  It was her great idea to stay in one night and… Continue reading

Guacamole Chicken

Love guacamole? This recipe is a way for you to have guacamole for dinner.  It has all the same fresh flavor but with chicken so you don’t make a dinner out of guac… Continue reading

Getting Buzzed in Melbourne

I studied abroad in Florence for one semester with 9 other girls from Duke.  One day, one of my roommates decided she needed a hair cut badly enough to brave an Italian hair… Continue reading

Red Beans, Rice and Sausage {in your Crockpot}

This is a simple and filling recipe that only takes a couple of minutes to throw together and is very similar to the Jambalaya recipe I posted a couple weeks ago. I like… Continue reading

Chalkboard Truth

Seen on the street in Melbourne  

Fruity Granola

If you’re looking for a quick recipe this weekend to make your house smell amazing and that you can snack on all week, I have just the thing for you.  This granola is… Continue reading