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Spicy Almond Green Beans

April 13, 2011 Side Dishes

Have you ever had those frozen Bird’s Eye green beans that some with almond slivers on top? Oh man! They are so good. I hate to admit it, but they are. My fiancé is a fool for those things, and though I think they are delightful, I prefer to make and eat them fresh. So [...]

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Strawberry Pound Cake with Basil Whipped Cream

March 28, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

Hold on to your hats. This it ain’t your grandma’s strawberry shortcake.   Ingredients: (makes 1 loaf) 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 stick butter 3 eggs 1/3 cup strawberry puree (measure out 1/2 cup of fresh or frozen berries and then blend) 1/4 cup sour cream 1/2 tsp baking soda [...]

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Zesty Coconut Shrimp

March 9, 2011 Fish

Ok, let’s call this week what it is; Jennifer’s obsession with coconut. I’ve gone off the coconut oil deep end and I’m not sure I’ll ever fully recover. Then again, who’d want to? This weekend, in order to get my coconut fix, I made zesty coconut shrimp with a spicy dipping sauce. I’ve provided the [...]

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