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Easy Carnitas, Slow Cooker or Dutch Oven

Had I known carnitas was this easy, I would have made this meal years ago. Carnitas means little meats. This carnitas is pork braised in broth for at least 3 hours, then pulled apart and crisped up and caramelized  in … Continue reading

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Pavlova Cups with Basil Lime Cream, Fresh Berries

The Secret Recipe Club was quite helpful this July 4th as I served beautiful Meringue Cups  (which I call pavlova) with lime cream and freshly picked blueberries. Each month, I am the secret recipe club assigns the members another member’s … Continue reading

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Authentic Guacamole and Tableside Presentation Starts with a Peeled Avocado

Authentic Guacamole! I feel a bit presumptuous stating this, but I have a little history with authentic guacamole. A visit to Puerto Vallarta before I knew Mr. ST. with someone else I refer to as the surfer heel, if I … Continue reading

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Soup for Winter. Snowcap Heirloom Beans with Shrimp, Green Olives, and Lime with Homemade Corn Tortillas

I keep meaning to write about our most recent trip to Napa that once again enhanced my culinary life, making it just a little better, just a bit more exciting. When I go to Napa, I equally enjoy the food … Continue reading

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Mango Lime Rosemary Frozen Custard

This is my favorite mango recipe of the week. When I say favorite, I mean my “eat it all by myself” before anyone else gets to taste it. I love mango iced cold with clean, bright flavors. Mango and lime … Continue reading

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