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Did you grab a bag of frozen cooked shrimp instead of raw? No worries, you can still use them for something other than shrimp cocktail!
I have almost four pounds of cooked shrimp in my freezer. This savory dish was a welcome change from cold shrimp cocktails. :)
Orecchiette coated with Pistachio and Picholine Olive Sauce.
The cucumbers for this salad were labelled "pesticide-free" instead of "organic"... ever wonder what that means?
Zimtsterne. This delightful German Christmas cookie is glazed with a small amount of thinned meringue you set aside.. and it's gluten free!
Labneh. A wonderful alternative for cream cheese.. made with strained low fat yogurt.
A tangy red coleslaw.
Mediterranean Olive Pesto; fast and easy... great with pasta.
Concord Grape Gelato. Intensely flavoured and silky smooth. I can't believe I made this!
German Semmel Knödel. A great way to use up day old bread and a nice alternative to mashed potatoes.
It's the season for onions here in Texas. This soup with a bit of sherry and cheese is delicious.
Tart Key Lime Squares; creamy and tangy.
The ultimate comfort food; potato and sharp cheddar cheese filled dumplings served with fried onions and sour cream.
Moist and delicious Apple Bran Muffins.
Carbonnade; a delicious beef stew made with a nice strong dark ale.
This easy to make southern sandwich spread has smoked Gouda in it.. yum!
This popover style pancake is topped with brown sugar glazed apple slices.
A quick and easy tomato soup with goat cheese.
Feta Cheese & Sun-Dried Tomato Spread. Quick, easy and delicious!
Not sure what to do with all that basil? Pesto freezes well.
Mixed Refrigerator Pickles. Easy pickles without the hot water processing.
Moist Yellow Cupcakes with Browned Butter Frosting. I have been tweaking my recipe and am pleased with the results.
Colourful Beef and Spinach Ravioli made with beet tinted pasta.
Hungarian Mushroom Stew, similar to the one my grandmother used to make.
Guacamole; a nice and quick way to use up those ripe avocados.
Pecan Butter Tarts. An Americanized version of a Canadian favourite for the festivities.
Chili con Queso with Meat. A surprisingly tasty Tex Mex cheese dip made with Velveeta.
Fresh ravioli, filled with a marsala scented mushroom mixture.
Olive Hummus; another variation on a quick and versatile appetizer.
Beet tinted pasta, served with fresh tomato sauce.
Dill Potato Salad. I like to add a bit of the marinade to the dressing.
Flan, made with 1% milk.
Scrambled eggs with homemade chorizo.
Corn & Flour Tortillas. I couldn't decide which, so I used both flours.