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Category: Celebrity Chef


Simplest Gazpacho Ever

Monday, July 13th, 2015

It was too hot to cook and we weren’t all that hungry. A cold beer felt like the answer. Opened the refrigerator and Ginny saw the Bloody Mary mix. “If […]

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Loaded Bloody Mary Mix

National Margarita Day

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

What’s your Favorite Margarita Recipe? February 22 is National Margarita Day. Why a cool refreshing drink has it’s “Day” in the middle of February is anybody’s guess. Perhaps because while it’s 33º […]

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Jalapeño Poppers

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

The jalapeños are popping up more than our sweet peppers so it was time to make some poppers. Back in the 70’s and 80’s I don’t know of any place […]

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National Lasagna Day!

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Today, August 04, is National Lasagna Day Lasagna is one of my favorite Italian dishes. In honor of National Lasagna Day I reposting a video for my version of Lasagna Bolognese. […]

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National Mint Julep Day

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Funny speaker and celebrity chef gives his recipe for the perfect Mint Julep. The secret to making a great mint julep is in the simple syrup that is infused with […]

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Gnocchi – Easiest Meal Ever

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Thanks to Costco You Can Make This Meal in Under 30min People are always asking me, “When are you going to prepare something simple, something I can make.”  They are […]

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Lasagna Bolognese –

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Warning: This lasagna has lots of cheese and a dense meat sauce with sausage and bacon. I don’t eat lasagna often as it’s not exactly a light dish. Sure there […]

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Fresh Salmon Cakes

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

You’ll Never Use Canned Salmon Again Look up “Salmon Cakes” on any search engine and most of the recipes call for canned salmon. Guilty as charged. These recipes call for lots […]

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Coq au Vin

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Funny Motivational Speaker Vinny Verelli Celebrates National Coq au Vin Day Tomorrow, May 29, is National Coq au vin Day.  This is not to be confused with Coq au Vin […]

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Shrimp Clemenceau

Sunday, April 28th, 2013

Uncle Bernie came to visit and brought all the ingredients for Shrimp Clemenceau. Simple and extremely tasty.

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