Asian

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Appetizers

Breads and Doughs

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Cajun

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Cele-Brunch

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Comfort At Its Best

Black Bean with Andouille Sausage Soup

Black Bean with Andouille Sausage Soup

Need some soup to warm and comfort you?  Look no further.  This Black Bean with Andouille Sausage Soup is about as perfect a soup…

Incredible Key Lime Pie

Incredible Key Lime Pie

Okay…this Incredible Key Lime Pie really is INCREDIBLE.   I absolutely love using fresh ingredients in recipes.  But, there are some that are just…

Fresh Fettuccine with Creamy Sausage Sauce

Fresh Fettuccine with Creamy Sausage Sauce

We just can’t get enough of good Italian pasta dishes.   And this Fresh Fettuccine with Creamy Sausage Sauce is something to behold.  The…

Skillet Breakfast

Skillet Breakfast

This Skillet Breakfast is so incredibly satisfying.  Easily serves six…right from your cast iron skillet!  Easy to make, and you just can’t believe the…

How to Make Country Italian Pasta

How to Make Country Italian Pasta

How to Make Country Italian Pasta is from our Rustic Italian TV episode, and it has been a favorite of the Loon’s (and mine)…

Country Italian Pasta

Country Italian Pasta

This Country Italian Pasta is hands-down one of the Loon’s all-time favorites and one he requests often.  This is especially good during the cold…

Open Faced After Thanksgiving Day Sandwich

After Thanksgiving Open-Faced Sandwich

After Thanksgiving Open-Faced Sandwich If you still have leftovers the second day after Thanksgiving, MAKE THIS! This is almost better than the Thanksgiving Day…

Fried Turkey Balls

Fried Turkey Balls – LICKETY SPLIT

Here’s the latest from our LICKETY SPLITY series – Fried Turkey Balls!  Wondering what to do with all those Thanksgiving leftovers?  Well…wonder no more!!…

How to Make Gourmet Green Bean Casserole

How to Make Gourmet Green Bean Casserole

How to Make Gourmet Green Bean Casserole is from our Holiday Fare TV episode, and this is one of our most popular holiday dishes!  Watch…

Delectable Desserts

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Entrees

lamb chops feature

Grilled Marinated Lamb Chops

These grilled lambs chops are marinated in a simple mix of garlic, rosemary, thyme and olive oil.   Quickly cook on a hot grill…

Braised short ribs

Braised Short Ribs

Braised short ribs are simply incredible.   Fall off the bone tender.  And so much flavor.  The Loon says it’s about as good as…

Chicken Parm

Authentic Chicken Parmigiana

This authentic chicken parmigiana is about as classic Italian American as you can get. Trust us, take a little extra time, and make the…

bass gawker

Seared Chilean Sea Bass with Gnocchi, Reggiano, Pancetta and Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette

Every now and then you need to make something that is really special.   This dish takes some tender loving care, and Chilean sea…

Italian Smother Pork Chops

Italian Smothered Pork Chops

Oh boy, these Italian Smothered Pork Chops are not for the faint of heart.   You’ll need to start getting these ready a couple…

shrimp and artichoke linguine

Linguine with Shrimp and Artichokes

The Loon and I just love pasta.   One of our favorites is linguine with shrimp and artichokes.  This is one of those dishes…

salmon gawker

Poached Salmon with Classic Bearnaise Sauce

The Loon is back and forth on salmon, some days “it’s just too fishy!”…and other days: “oh my God, this salmon is amazing”.  …

Italian

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Kitchen Essentials

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perfect Popcorn

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Pizza

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Sauces Dressing and Dips

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Savory Soups

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Scrumptious Sides

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Seafood

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Southern

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TexMex

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Thanksgiving

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The Loon Favorites

Wagyu Pastrami Sandwich

Wagyu Pastrami Sandwich

Wagyu Pastrami Sandwich is absolute perfection.  We got our wagyu pastrami from the amazing Food Shed Exchange Marketplace.  This place is incredible, and you’ll…

Brisket and Chipotle Tacos

Brisket and Chipotle Tacos

Slow cooking the brisket, and adding an amazing chipotle dressing, make these Brisket and Chipotle Tacos through the roof amazing!  Adjust the heat level…

Classic Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Classic Spinach and Artichoke Dip

This is really such a crowd-pleasing dip.  Classic Spinach and Artichoke Dip has been a dish I have been making for many, many years….

Fried Calamari with Marinara

Fried Calamari With Marinara

Fried Calamari with Marinara has always been a favorite of The Loon and me.  I’ve noticed that even people who say they absolutely don’t…

Slammin' Sloppy Joes

Slammin’ Sloppy Joes

I think over the years, Sloppy Joes have lost some their original appeal.   I, personally, have been eating a form of Sloppy Joes…

Egg, cheese and maple sausage sandwich

Egg, Cheese and Maple Sausage Sandwiches

Want a REAL breakfast sandwich?  How about Homemade Egg, Cheese and Maple Sausage Sandwiches!! These blow the fast food variety out of the water…

Porterhouse Steak with Peppers, Sausage & Potatoes

Porterhouse Steak with Peppers, Sausage & Potatoes

Ready to impress?  Ready to eat like a carnivore?  Ready to eat like the Romans do?   Well, look no further.  Porterhouse Steak with…

Spinach-Ramen Noodle Soup with Poached Egg

Spinach-Ramen Noodle Soup with Poached Egg

I’ll never forget back in my college days when we literally lived on Ramen noodles.  They were cheap, easy to buy in bulk…and I…

Amazing Asian Ribs

Asian Braised Short Ribs

These Asian Braised Short Ribs are seriously finger-licking good.  The Asian influences are Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Korean.  They are literally fall-off-the-bone good.  It’s…