Recipes

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Homemade Pimento Cheese Spread

Homemade Pimento Cheese Spread

Dustin and I have quickly fallen in love with this restaurant in Southwest Austin called Jack Allen's Kitchen. They have an awesome restaurant design, menu and concept and their food is really great.  They also have a Sunday buffet every week that is just amazing. But I digress. Our favorite appetizer at Jack Allen's is [...]

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Cucumber Salad Recipe

I told you I really wanted some Cucumber Salad, didn't I?  Well, here it is!  Hooray! In my last post on Salmon Teriyaki, I talked about how much I love a good cucumber salad when I go out for Japanese food. But, wait...  Why must I go out to get this tasty little dish when [...]

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Beet Salad

Beet Salad

Recipe Title Alternatives: Baby Beet Salad, Fresh Beet Salad, Feta and Beet Salad with Shallot and Orange Vinaigrette, Feta and Beet Salad... I think you get the point.  "Beet Salad" just kinda sums it up. For four weeks straight, our CSA included a (deceptively) small brown bag full of baby beets.  Did I mention this [...]

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Tomato Bruschetta

I love bruschetta. Bruschetta is one of those foods you can eat as an appetizer, snack or meal. It also presents as super impressive even though it's not that difficult to make, which is totally my kinda dish!  In fact, I can't see fresh tomatoes, especially home-grown tomatoes, without thinking how great they would be [...]