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shrimp tacos

Spicy Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp tacos are exciting enough for weekends, yet simple enough for weeknights. I use medium sized shrimp because they offer a consistently …

cheesy cheese biscuits

It’s Easy Being Cheesy

Homemade breads are the best! These cheese biscuits are light, moist, buttery, and simple to make. They go well with soups and …

Apple Cucumber Salsa with Mint

I love this minty-cool salsa. It’s a perfect side for any spicy dish, especially tacos. I often prepare it with Spicy Shrimp …

deveining shrimp

How to Devein Shrimp

Deveining shrimp isn’t the most savory task. However, deveining shrimp is easy to do. While shrimp can be cooked and eaten with …

braised grapes 2

Braised Grapes

Impress your dinner guests with this very simple, yet elegant appetizer. I like to use black seedless grapes. Straight from the oven, …

chicken tortilla soup

Chicken Chipotle Tortilla Soup

I adapted this recipe from a soup at Pete’s Southside Cafe (now closed) in San Luis Obispo, California. In the late 90s, …