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Fresh Homemade Basil Pesto Recipe

Basil pesto is good. We have used it on our grilled pizza, in Shawn’s pesto chicken dinner, his shrimp appetizer, and as a spread for panini’s or to even liven up simple turkey sandwiches. But I fell in love with pesto when my wife introduced me to an amazing restaurant […]

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Recipes, Sides

Old Fashioned Potato Salad Recipe

Backyard summer barbecues are the best: good friends, sunshine, great drinks, outdoor cooking. But if you’re hosting a larger cookout, most barbecues have the usual main entrees: hamburgers and hot dogs. There is nothing wrong with burgers and dogs but to have a stellar summer barbecue, the side dishes need […]

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Buffalo Chicken Pizza Recipe

Buffalo chicken pizza like yuh dream about. Buffalo chicken pizza is the greatest thing that’s ever happened to me. Oh, and marrying Patty too. When my friends and I order pizza out we don’t even speak about it—it’s just mutually understood that we’re getting “buff chick.” I keep buffalo chicken pizza […]

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Cocktails, Mixology, Vodka

Chocolate Martini Recipe

The chocolate martini is the ultimate dessert or after dinner martini. I’ll admit I’ve always been a huge fan. This is slightly modeled after my chocolate espresso martini, however it was a challenge to get it just right. Once you take out the coffee liqueur and espresso you’re left with […]

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Recipes, Sides

Easy Homemade Coleslaw Recipe

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer, our minds have started to switch towards summer time backyard barbecue recipes. One I have to share is a great yet easy coleslaw recipe. Whether the entree is a weekend rack of ribs, a weeknight grilled chicken […]