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Comfort At Its Best

Jumbo Lump Crab Meat Au Gratin

Jumbo Lump Crab Au Gratin

This Jumbo Lump Crab Au Gratin is incredible.   Rich and decadent…and all about the crab.    Pick yourself up some good quality lump…

Restaurant-Quality Hash Browns

Restaurant-Quality Hash Browns

The trick to making perfectly crisp restaurant-quality hash browns, just like you’d get at your favorite breakfast/brunch place is really simple.  First, make sure…

Heavenly Huevos Rancheros

Heavenly Huevos Rancheros

Make this Heavenly Huevos Rancheros…and there’s no breakfast/brunch joint that will have anything on you.  They are that GOOD.  Heavenly Huevos Rancheros is absoltuely…

Buffalo on the Ranchwiches

Buffalo on the Ranchwiches

I’ve been making this sandwich since the early 90s when The Loon and I lived in Greenwich Village in NYC.   We love buffalo…

Rustic ricotta cheese cake

Rustic Ricotta Cheesecake

Boy, oh boy, this Rustic Ricotta Cheesecake is so satisfyingly wonderful.   Deep in flavor.   Rich, layered, and really divine.   Make a…

Fantastic Chicken Florentine

Fantastic Chicken Florentine

We just love sauteed spinach, tender chicken, and top-notch Parmesan cheese.  Throw in shallots, garlic, chicken stock and some lemon…and you’ll just die for…

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Tortilla Soup with Ancho Chile and Avocado

This Tortilla Soup with Ancho Chile and Avocado has been a favorite in our house for many, many years.  The ancho chiles and avocado,…

How to Make Southern Crab Cakes

How to Make Southern Style Crab Cakes

Hey everybody!  Here’s the latest in our H2FaL video library!  How to make Southern Style Crab Cakes! Watch Kris & Wesley (the Loon) make…

Southern Style Crab Cakes

Southern Style Crab Cakes

There are crab cakes, and then there are these Southern Style Crab Cakes.   This recipe comes from Donald Link, one of our all-time…

Delectable Desserts

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Entrees

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Italian

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Kitchen Essentials

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perfect Popcorn

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Savory Soups

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The Loon Favorites

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Taste of Fall Ravioli: Butternut Squash Infused Pasta Stuffed With Sauteed Wild Mushrooms, Goat Cheese and White Truffle Oil in a Brown Butter Sage Sauce

If there ever was a dish that you wanted to emulate Fall, as well impress your guests to the hilt…make this for them.  …

cream of broccoli soup

Cream of Broccoli Soup

Slow-cooking the vegetables, pureeing them, and then adding in the super silky voulte sauce sends this soup through the roof.  In a word: AMAZING!…

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Mediterranean Pizza

Oh boy…okay…the Loon and I were going out to have dinner tonight, because its a beaufiful night here near Princeton, NJ.  But, we were…

Pep and Sausage Pizza

The Loon’s Favorite Pizza

Homemade pizza dough and sauce with his favorite toppings (Italian meats, basil and parmesan), makes for a happy Loon… Pizza Dough (use a bread…

Shrimp Salad

Grilled Shrimp, Corn & Avocado Salad with Cilantro Dressing

Grilled Shrimp, Corn & Avocado Salad with Cilantro Dressing This is always a crowd favorite.  Really, really fresh…and just so dang delicious. INGREDIENTS: 1/2…

Restaurant-Quality Nachos

Joe T. Garcia’s Nachos

Inspired by the amazing nachos at the infamous Joe T. Garcias in Fort Worth, TX. And just remember…if someone tries to steal your nacho…

BLT

The Best BLT with Homemade Cole Slaw

This is summer at its best.  Be sure to get tomatoes and cabbage from your local farm! BLT: 1 lb sliced black pepper bacon…

Big Pork

Roasted Pork Loin Stuffed With Spinach, Pine Nuts, Proscuitto & Fontina Cheese

This takes some time…but it is truly amazing.  Wonderful with polenta or roasted garlic whipped potatoes. Fresh spinach, blanched and finely chopped in a…