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Entrées, Recipes

Pesto Shrimp Pasta Recipe

I have a small confession to make. I’ve been using store-bought pesto for convenience for quite some time now. I recently used fresh homemade pesto to make pesto shrimp pasta and it turned my world upside down. Yes, I’ve had fresh pesto many times before however it had been a while since […]


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 […]

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 […]

Mixology, Recipes, Tequila

Cucumber Basil Margarita Recipe

Every had a margarita made with fresh basil and muddled cucumber? It probably doesn’t sound like anything that should ever be mixed, but it’s a surprisingly delicious twist on your every day marg. I thought of the cucumber basil margarita on my way home from work. A simple margarita with fresh muddled […]


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 […]