Monthly Archives: February 2014

Blue Crab Chili

Blue crabs, beer, and Old Bay- the official flavors of the Chesapeake! In the summertime we love to get up early and spend the morning catching crabs out on the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. Sometimes Shaun and I go on our … Continue reading

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Chicken Parmesan Sliders

Do you ever get a craving for something totally out of the blue? A craving so strong it hits you like a ton of bricks? Like a two-week-overdue-pregnant-lady pickles-and-ice-cream-kind-of-craving??  Yeah, that happened to me earlier this week (no, no, I’m … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Marinara Sauce

There is marinara, and then there is this MARINARA- the one that I have spent the last two summers perfecting. It took a lot of trial and error, but this is by far the tastiest sauce to ever land on … Continue reading

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Parmesan & Basil Biscuits

It’s no secret that I have a deep, unabashed love for Parmesan cheese. In fact, my former coworker used to joke that she was going to buy me the gallon sized container from Costco for Christmas… and then she did. … Continue reading

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Meyer Lemon & Roasted Garlic Spaghetti

That one, beautiful, bright, sunny Meyer Lemon from my mom’s tree was a tease. It was just enough to sample the floral tangy flavor this fruit has to offer, but it left me craaaving more. I was super excited when … Continue reading

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Homemade Raspberry Marshmallows & “S’more Kisses” Valentine DIY

Nothing says “love” like a sweet treat whipped up in your own kitchen. Sure, traditional Valentine’s Day confections range from cookies, cupcakes, and anything chocolate, but this year we wanted to think outside of the [bakery] box and do something … Continue reading

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Grapefruit Mojito

During this week three years ago, we were sailing the Caribbean seas aboard the beautiful Norwegian Epic. It was a vacation full of great memories- the crystal blue water, the warm island breeze, and the DRINKS. OMG the drinks! There … Continue reading

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