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Honey Walnut Shrimp

Honey walnut shrimp is my favorite Chinese dish ever, and is in my opinion, the best Chinese dish ever.  When I was younger and my family went out for Chinese food, we always ordered it, and there were never any … Continue reading

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Petite Carrot Cakes with Whipped Mascarpone Frosting

I love having my cakes in this petite 2-layer way, much more than I like cupcakes or the standard 3 layer cakes.  You see, my problem with cupcakes is there’s too much cake on the bottom and too much frosting … Continue reading

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Featured Friday: Persian Pomegranate and Walnut Chicken Stew

Stews generally aren’t the most attractive of foods, but they stick around because what they lack in appearance they DEFINITELY make up for in taste.  This stew was an absolute treat to make.  I was standing over the stove, fanning … Continue reading

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Grand Marnier Orange Walnut Tart

Bitchin’.  That was the word my friend Mike used to describe this walnut pie he recently made, which he said is basically a pecan pie but with walnuts and orange peel.  I LOVE LOVE LOVE pecan pie, so I knew … Continue reading

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Double Bourbon Pecan and Walnut Pralines

Now that Thanksgiving is over and we’re getting into Christmas time, it’s time for some tasty pralines!  The first time I had them was in Savannah, and if you’ve ever been there before, you know that every other store is … Continue reading

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