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I’ve made batches and batches of crab cakes in my life, yet somehow they’ve just never been quite perfect.  I’ve tried recipes from Ina Garten and Paula Deen and numerous others as well as just winging it on my own.  Somehow the perfect crab cake has eluded me until now.  I started a post called […]

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This Pad Thai recipe is an adaptation of a recipe from a playgroup friend from Austin.  Jam has created a fabulous restaurant and Thai Market in Austin called Thai Fresh, if you’re in the area, I highly recommend you check it out.  Cory and I both love Pad Thai, so I decided to give this […]

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Earlier this week I tackled the Fried Stuffed Avocados I’ve been wanting to try all winter.  Several unfortunate batches of avocados have gone bad while patiently waiting for me to get my act together to no avail.  This recipe takes a little  bit of prep, and does involve frying which is sort of an ordeal, […]

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Wow!  Look at those crisps!  When deciding what to serve with French Dip Sandwiches, my mind kept wandering to Houston’s Best. Sandwich. in. the. Free. World.  I love the teeny, tiny, crispy french fries they serve as the side dish.  In fact, Houston’s is one of only two places I even eat french fries.  Steak […]

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Tortilla Soup

Everyone seems to have their own version for tortilla soup. Some are thick, some are thin, some are creamy, some are brothy, some are red, some are green. This one’s mine. Without the fried tortilla strips, this soup wouldn’t be much. It would still taste good, but the tortilla strips make the meal. I don’t […]

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