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Appetizers

Taco Bell Chicken Quesadillas

Taco Bell Chicken Quesadillas

Don’t we all secretly harbor a guilty fast food pleasure? I have a health-nut friend that can’t resist the siren song of a Wendy’s frosty and an order of fries to swoop through it; I have another that swears that Egg McMuffins cure hangovers. But […]

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Alright, folks. Game Day is approaching, this is not a drill. What we’re going to be running here, ladies, is a classic Malibu Ken formation *spits* and we’re going to be focusing on driving that ball forward, and…I don’t know…aft? Okay, you got me — […]

Mitch’s Hot Nuts

Mitch’s Hot Nuts

How many holiday parties do we have left this year? Nine? Okay, maybe it just feels like it. How many people do you still have to shop for? Seventy? Okay, that one seems legit. Regardless of which particular condition you’re suffering from, I think I […]

Brie En Croute stuffed with Stone Fruit Jam

Brie En Croute stuffed with Stone Fruit Jam

I love a good cheese and cracker set-up as much as the next guy. It doesn’t even have to be fancy — triscuits and cheddar, you say? Perfect. I’ll bring the wine. But sometimes those occasions arise where you want to spread your big, beautiful, […]

Pickled Shrimp

Pickled Shrimp

Okay, I know. If you don’t have any southern roots, the name “pickled shrimp” might not sound that appetizing. It conjures up images of all the notorious pickled fish out there that make noses wrinkle at the very mention of them: pickled herring…lutefisk…I know.   […]