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Tennessee Silk Pie – Jack Daniels Infused Chocolate Pie

What is Tennessee Silk Pie you may ask?  Well, being from Tennessee I decided to improve on my mother’s classic recipe for French Silk Pie and add a bit of Jack Daniels – because everything is better with a little … Continue reading

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Rasika’s Palak Chaat – Fried Spinach with a Yogurt Sauce

Rasika’s Palak Chaat is quite simply amazing.  Palak, meaning Spinach, and Chaat, roughly translated to a savory snack, is an easy to make fried spinach dish that’s garnished with a sweet yogurt sauce.  The crispness of the spinach coupled with … Continue reading

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Sriracha, Love, and Pizza Sauce

Pizza and Sriracha Sauce are two of my favorite things.  Pizza night, where my girlfriend and I make the pizza and sauce from scratch, has become a favorite date night activity for us.  While prepping for our next pizza night foray, … Continue reading

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Pan Fried Spanish Mackerel Marinated in a Sriracha Soy Lime Sauce

When I was on my Japan trip this past summer I stayed for a few days with Jiho, a Zen Buddhist monk in Oita.  Oita is is a coastal town and I soon became spoiled with fresh seafood from the … Continue reading

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Fantastic Queso Fundido – Melted Cheese Dip with Spicy Chorizo

Queso Fundido, Spanish for molten cheese, is a delicious Mexican appetizer that can add a bit of flare to any meal.  My girlfriend and I always order queso fundido with added chorizo (a spicy Spanish sausage) when we are out … Continue reading

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