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Mixed Berry Tea Ring

As a young girl growing up in the south, going to church socials and covered dish luncheons was nothing unusual.  Whether it was the monthly, after-Sunday-service lunch or a holiday social, the ladies of the church always put their best dishes forward.  As a foodie from birth, I have always associated food with people and …

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Steak & Sweet Potato Hash

I live in house dominated by men…one husband, two sons, and even the dog is male.  They are as manly as it gets…meat, potatoes, dirt, mud, guns, trucks, boats…totally male!  Every once in a while, I cave and give them a break from girly food and perfect platings.   Needless to say, I have to …

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Valentine’s Day Dinner: Ribeye & Scallops with Beer-Butter Sauce

For our last Valentine’s themed dinner of the week, let’s feature steak, but this isn’t just any old steak.  No, this steak recipe breaks all the rules…Steak & Scallops in a Beer-Butter Sauce.

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Valentine’s Day Dessert: Dark Chocolate-Raspberry Grilled Cheese Sandwich

But these aren’t the grilled cheese sandwiches from childhood.  No, these grilled cheese sandwiches melt chocolate, brie, and raspberries between slices of poundcake.  Yes, they’re messy…oh well!  Enjoy!

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Valentine’s Day Dinner: Bourbon-Mustard Glazed Pork Chops

Growing up in the south, I’ve eaten my fair share of pork chops.  Mostly fried and always overcooked, pork chops are a southern staple.  However, with USDA lowering the safe cooking temp of pork to 145°F in May of 2011, juicy pork is more popular than ever! For me, I still love a good bone-in …

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Valentine’s Day Dessert: Strawberry Champagne Cupcakes

We may not eat desserts after every meal, but on Valentine’s Day, it’s required, and we have several ideas that will have your sweetheart feeling loved and appreciated. Today’s featured Valentine’s Day dessert…Strawberry Champagne Cupcakes.

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Valentine’s Day Dinner: Butter-Poached Scallops in Spaghetti Nests

I love using pasta for nests; it makes such a cute, creative vessel for seafood and even, meatballs.  Combine that with my desire to play with my new oyster bed, and I had a perfect date night dinner in mind.

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Valentine’s Day Desserts: Dark Chocolate Espresso Torte

Rather than spending Valentine’s Day in a crowded restaurant or dropping hundreds of dollars for a private dinner, why not cook dinner for your sweetheart? Let’s be honest, cooking your own dinner is going to be more affordable, a lot less hectic than trying to find an affordable restaurant that takes reservations, and it’s going …

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Valentine’s Day Dinner: Peppered Chicken with Saffron Polenta

For our first Valentine’s themed dinner of the week, let’s feature chicken.  It’s both affordable and approachable.  However, let’s make a chicken dish that is over-the-top…Peppered Chicken over Saffron Polenta.

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Valentine’s Day Dessert: Citrus Crepes

Rather than spending Valentine’s Day in a crowded restaurant or dropping hundreds of dollars for a private dinner, why not cook dinner for your sweetheart?

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