Classic Ceviche

Ceviche recipe, Fish Friday Foodies, Appetizers, Salad

Ceviche

Once again, it’s Fish Friday Foodies day and I’m bringing you this recipe is for Classic Ceviche. The challenge this month was for holiday appetizers or first course; since Ceviche may be served as a salad, but is perfect as a dip with tortilla chips (and since the colors are so nicely holiday-ish), it was my first choice.  Continue reading

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Jam Cake with Easy Caramel Icing – A Southern Tradition

Jam Cake recipe, Easy Caramel Icing recipe, No fail caramel icing, Southern cooking, southern traditions

Jam Cake with Easy Caramel Icing

This Jam Cake recipe is as authentic as it gets; loaded with blackberry jam, pecans, raisins, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice, and topped with caramel icing, it’s a perfect Autumn and Winter treat. And the recipe is one I have, slightly, modified from the recipe card of a friend’s granny.  Continue reading

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Lobster Fra Diavolo

Lobster Fra Diavolo recipe, Fish Friday Foodies, spicy tomato sauce with lobster and pasta

Lobster Fra Diavolo

Lobster Fra Diavolo (Italian for Brother Devil) is a spicy sauce that is perfect for pasta and seafood. This recipe for Fra Diavolo uses Serrano chilies with the ribs and seeds; it’s easy to control the heat, either to intensify it or to mute it. And, while it looks impressive, this is a simple dish. Have you guessed? It’s Fish Friday Foodies day again; this month, Seafood Pasta!  Continue reading

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Whole Red Snapper Stuffed with Tomatoes Peppers Shallots and Garlic

Whole Stuffed Red Snapper recipe, Fish Friday Foodies

Whole Stuffed Red Snapper

Whole Stuffed Fish was this month’s challenge on #FishFridayFoodies. This recipe for Whole Red Snapper stuffed with Tomatoes, Peppers, Shallots and Garlic is simple and can easily be adapted for use with just fillets (if you don’t want to tackle a whole fish).  Continue reading

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Tuna Niçoise Burger with Caper and Grain Mustard Aioli

Tuna Niçoise Burger, Caper Grain Mustard Aioli, Niçoise Salad elements in a burger form, Fish Friday Foodies

Tuna Niçoise Burger

This recipe for Tuna Niçoise Burger brings you all of the elements found in a Niçoise Salad, in burger form. You really won’t believe how delicious this burger is; it’s this month’s recipe for Fish Friday Foodies’ theme of Fish Burgers. Continue reading

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Garlic Dill Pickles – Crispy Homemade for Canning

Garlic Dill Pickles - Homemade, Crispy, Canning, Preserving

Garlic Dill Pickles

This recipe for Crispy Garlic Dill Pickles is a very simple one; if you love a crispy pickle, here’s my version for canning.  Continue reading

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Southwest Egg Salad

Southwest Egg Salad recipe, Cilantro, cumin, coriander, Meatless Monday

Southwest Egg Salad

Inspired by the flavors of the Southwest, this Egg Salad recipe isn’t your momma’s egg salad; instead it’s a new twist on a classic summer salad. Refreshing with a bit of zing, you should try my newest brainstorm. Continue reading

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Lobster Kebabs with Basil Chimichurri (Fish Friday Foodies)

Lobster Kebabs with Basil Chimichurri recipe, Fish Friday Foodies, Fish on a Stick

Lobster Kebabs with Basil Chimichurri

This month’s Fish Friday Foodies theme is Fish on a Stick; my recipe is for Lobster Kebabs with Basil Chimichurri, along with peppers, red onions, tomatoes all grilled and served over a bed of basil linguine. Simple. Lovely. Delicious.  Continue reading

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Crisp Homemade Pickles – Southern-Style Cucumber Lime Sweet Hot Pickles

Southern Style Lime Pickles, Sweet Hot Pickle recipe, Canning

Southern Style Cucumber Lime Pickles

If you love a really crispy sweet/hot pickle, this is the recipe for you. Lime pickles are a southern tradition and while not an “easy” canning recipe, because it is a two-day process, it is mostly passive time and the results are so worth the effort.  Continue reading

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Pimento Cheese Updated

Pimento Cheese recipe, southern style, meatless monday

Pimento Cheese

This is an updated Pimento Cheese recipe. It’s not drastically different, but I have combined elements of my regular Pimento Cheese and my Jalapeno Pimento Cheese to come up with new method for a super-creamy cheese spread with a delightful flavor.  Continue reading

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