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Leftover Turkey: Creamy Chipotle One Skillet Pasta

Leftover Turkey: Creamy Chipotle One Skillet Pasta

As the holidays approach, I’m always brainstorming ways I can use all the leftover turkey.  My freezer is typically full of soup, turkey and gravy, turkey pot pie, turkey enchiladas, and more until the middle of the following year and that’s great. Also, I am 

Oktoberfest: Bavarian Beer & Bacon Salad (Krautsalat)

Oktoberfest: Bavarian Beer & Bacon Salad (Krautsalat)

How about some Oktoberfest: Bavarian Beer & Bacon Salad (Krautsalat) to include in the celebrations? When I think of German fare, the second thing that pops in my head after sausage is cabbage…and not just kraut. I created this simple Bavarian-esque salad that goes great 

MUSSEL & SHRIMP PASTA BOWL: WINE PLUS 9

MUSSEL & SHRIMP PASTA BOWL: WINE PLUS 9

I L.O.V.E. mussels…and pasta…and cooking with wine…and shrimps are nom too…and I always try to support local as often as I can. So, when I was digging through my pantry trying to decide on what to make for dinner, I was inspired by a package 

Wine Braised Oxtails – Italian Inspired

Wine Braised Oxtails – Italian Inspired

Some people are intimidated by oxtails. Whether they don’t know what they are and/or have no idea how to eat/prepare them, people who have never indulged are missing out IMHO. [Wiki: Oxtail is the culinary name for the tail of cattle. Formerly, it referred only 

Best Charcuterie & Cheese in Austin

Best Charcuterie & Cheese in Austin

I consider myself a charcuterie and cheese enthusiast! I am far from being an expert; however, I have indulged in more than my fair share of each, hundreds of varieties across the globe. Welcome to my list of Charcuterie & Cheese: Austin’s Best!I have complied a list of suggested places to enjoy charcuterie and cheese in and around Austin (including your own home), with varied geographical locations, restaurant styles, and budgets in mind (no particular order). By no means is it an exhaustive list!