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June 8, 2017
Lights, Camera, Action

Summer Entertaining – Graduation, Father’s Day, & Grilling!

I just had the chance to join Maranda on WOTV 4 Women’s program Maranda Where You Live to share with her viewers some ideas on how […]
May 11, 2017
Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Sriracha & Chipotle Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Even though #NationalShrimpDay is meant to be a 24-hour thing, I feel it’s more like a birthday and should really be celebrated for a week, a […]
November 13, 2016
Melissa's Fresh Shishito Peppers

Julia Child, New York’s Bravest and Shishito Peppers: Live from New York

In this impending season of eating too much – and loving every minute of it – here’s an appetizer that is a real crowd pleaser and […]
July 23, 2016
Roasted Garlic Scape

Farm Fresh Garlic Scapes – Behind the Scenes @ Maple Achers

So here’s the full disclosure on Garlic Scapes – you are either going to have to run right now or bookmark this page for next year.  […]
July 15, 2016
rice, grilled veggie, salad

Summer Grilling: South of the Border Texmati Rice & Grilled Veggie Salad Bowl

Sponsored by RiceSelect It was a perfect confluence of events.  I was invited to a dedication at a local yacht club, complete with naval officers and […]
July 1, 2016
Lamb Slider with Smoked Tomato Mint Jam

Feeling Pot Lucky: Build Your Own Burger

I have seriously gone down the Pot Lucky rabbit hole, or as I have recently taken to calling it – the Curated Pot Luck.  It was […]