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Scallops with Asparagus and Shiitake Mushrooms

So we’ve had some iffy recipes in the past few weeks. This one makes up for all of those. One of the best things we’ve eating in a while! The mushrooms practically melted in your mouth. Mmmmm! We will definitely be making this one again. Taylor wants me to remind you to be sure to...

Spicy Vietnamese Shrimp Lettuce Rolls

These were so so. Edible, definitely, but we don’t know if we’d make them again. Taylor says too much lime, I say too hard to eat. Taylor suggests using a traditional Vietnamese fish sauce instead of the lime sauce, which could be good. Also be sure to get real butter lettuce – we used some...

Gourmet BLTs With Green Garlic Aioli

Commence the week of Green Garlic (I mentioned Fresh Garlic in last weeks recipes… what we’re using is actually called green garlic. It looks a lot like green onions). To start we made these yummy BLTs with a gourmet twist. Quite good. The Brioche bread is fabulous, and definitely makes the sandwiches that much better....

Balsamic Braised Mushrooms and Couscous

What do you get when you have a meal planned of portobello black bean burgers with corn salsa, but Lindsay neglects to buy black beans at the store? Well, you spread the ingredients you do have over the counter, and figure out what you can make with it in the least amount of time possible....

Smoked Salmon Flautas

Corn tortillas + deep frying = more trouble than these are worth. They had a really good flavor and tasted great when they were done, but it was a real ordeal getting there. Next time, we’ll use flour tortillas, and pan-fry them in a few tablespoons of oil instead of an inch, just so they...

Linguine with Shrimp, Asparagus, and Basil

Ok, so here’s the thing. Sometimes we do good. We find fantastic recipes and we enjoy them. Other weeks, we don’t do so good. This might be one of those weeks. While I wouldn’t call this bad, it wasn’t jaw-dropping good. Taylor liked it more than I did. I love basil, asparagus, garlic, shrimp, and...