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Basil
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Banana Nut Bread
What a busy couple of months it's been! From a surprise trip for my fiance's (now husband) 30th birthday to getting married over Mother's Day weekend, we've been having fun! Our wedding was held in Colorado in an intimate setting, my husbands parents house....

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Buttery Irish Scones
So in honor of St. Patrick's Day, I've cooked a corned beef this week! Usually my corned beef is used for my one and only delicious reuben sandwiches . But I when I saw these scones, I knew I had to make corned beef hash to got with them. The scones are del...

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Green Curry Shrimp
My favorite Thai curry is green curry, especially if it's made with homemade curry paste! I made this recipe in school a couple of years back and it definitely stuck with me. This recipe is quite basic, if you want to add more vegetables you certainly can. ...

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Huevos Rancheros
Ever since our trip to San Francisco and Napa Valley in November I've been craving huevos rancheros! And since I haven't made a post since September due to work, travel and planning our wedding I do feel terrible! We had a great time in California, we spent...

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Turkey, Bacon and Avocado Focaccia Sandwich
Focaccia is always fun to make! I'll be making it again and when I do I'll post a recipe for sure! For now, here's a yummy sandwich. Turkey is a great buy, especially when I got it. They had a sale going on for tenderloins and I could not resist purchasing ...

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Roasted Chicken Breast with Chickpeas, Tomatoes and Yogurt Sauce
We have a gorgeous garden right now full of tomatoes. This was perfect for using some of my cherry tomatoes. I would also point out that smoked paprika is necessary for this, it adds a nice smoky flavor to the chickpeas and tomatoes. Roasted Chicken Breast ...

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Mediterranean Chicken and Pasta Bake
I'm so excited!!! We are going skydiving and rafting in Moab on Sunday. It's going to be a new thrill for me, seeing as I've never really done either. But anyway, I saw this recipe last week and immediately it peaked my interest. I love mediterranean inspir...

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Sweet and Sour Shrimp
Finding new recipes to blog about can be quite difficult seeing as my guy likes most of the things I've already made and blogged about. Plus working in a fine dining kitchen keeps me busy! But I decided to take some time this week to make something new. I'v...

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Shrimp Carbonara
Ah, another lovely farmers market visit in Salt Lake City. I managed to pick up some english peas for my carbonara. We've been using them at work for our spring menu and they are so delicious. They have a wonderful sweet flavor. Shrimp Carbonara 1 lb  fresh...

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Fillings and Emulsions
So Tim and I had a fun little outing yesterday. We drove up to Salt Lake City to go to the Farmer's Market, first of the season and also stopped by the wonderful Fillings and Emulsions , owned by my former pastry instructor, Chef Adalberto Diaz! It's a must...
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