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The Best Shrimp and Grits Recipe Ever
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The Best Shrimp and Grits Recipe Ever

This isn’t hyperbole, it’s fact. Chef Dan Vargo of Seagar’s Prime Steaks and Seafood inside the Hilton Sandestin Resort in sunny FLA is the mastermind behind the greatest, richest, most decadent shrimp and grits recipe I have ever tasted, and you will ever taste. Last month, despite never having made […]

The Recipe for a Flatout Amazing Autumn Weekend Morning
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The Recipe for a Flatout Amazing Autumn Weekend Morning

Not that it takes a tremendous amount of time or effort to whip up a plate of scrambled eggs or to fry one and shove it between two halves of a bagel or in between an everything-flavored Flatout Foldit for a hot breakfast sandwich on the way to school and/or […]

A Redesigned After School Routine
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A Redesigned After School Routine

It might seem to a casual observer, someone who had once, at some point before this past mid-August, stepped foot in, peered around the corner at, or passed through my kitchen, that all that’s different now is the position of the island and the presence of two Ikea bar stools […]

An American Take on the Greatest Sandwich Ever Made
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An American Take on the Greatest Sandwich Ever Made

My infatuation with the Cuban sandwich began over a decade ago in Sarasota, FL. I was traveling for work, waaaay back when I had proper employment, and was fortunate enough to spend a single night in that darling Gulf Coast town; not long enough to explore the city but just […]

The Grilled Cheese Recipe To Get Even Your Pickiest Eaters To Enjoy Their Vegetables: The Best Grilled Veggie Grilled Cheese
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The Grilled Cheese Recipe To Get Even Your Pickiest Eaters To Enjoy Their Vegetables: The Best Grilled Veggie Grilled Cheese

I’ve only met one kid who didn’t like grilled cheese but I’ve encountered just a few who enjoy eating their vegetables. This delicious, easy to make grilled veggie grilled cheese sandwich attempts to expand the center of that youthful foodie Venn diagram by sliding ultra thin, gently grilled, tastefully seasoned, […]

A Delicious Way To Come Home From Vacation
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A Delicious Way To Come Home From Vacation

It might seem weird, what with a ship featuring an IMAX theater, a SkyRide, a soccer pitch billiards table (that’s right) and Guy’s Burger Joint outpost that one of my favorite spots on board the Carnival Vista was across from room 6341: the launderette. Maybe (er, probably) I’m a bit […]

Celebrate National Hamburger Day With Guy’s Burger Joint and Carnival Cruise Line
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Celebrate National Hamburger Day With Guy’s Burger Joint and Carnival Cruise Line

When you are a carnivore and you cruise with Carnival, you end up eating many a cheeseburger from Guy’s Burger Joint. It’s just the way it goes. In fact, over 100,000 burgers are devoured from Guy’s each week on Carnival ships. That’s roughly 5000 burgers per Carnival ship. Delicious math […]

How To Make Leftovers The Most Exciting Thing Ever For A Child
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How To Make Leftovers The Most Exciting Thing Ever For A Child

Leftovers are boring. Like, historically boring. The prospect of eating leftovers for dinner on any night but especially on a FRIDAY NIGHT! is akin to watching grass grow, paint dry, and the 2015 Phillies at the plate. We’re talking supreme, turn it up to 11 level of boring when it […]

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