Pappardelle with Black Olive Tapenade

Pappardelle with Black Olive Tapenade, Sundried Tomatoes & Crispy Prosciutto

  I went to an olive oil tasting.  Yes, you read that correctly an olive oil tasting, not a wine tasting. Let me say that if you ever have the opportunity to participate in an olive oil tasting you should totally do it. It a great opportunity to learn about olive oils, how truly different… 

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Things to do In Puerto Rico: Culebra

Many people don’t know that off the coast of Puerto Rico are two tiny keys, Culebra, and Vieques. Vieques is the larger of the two, more populated and visited. Both islands were occupied by the military and used as gunnery and bomb practicing sites. After years of protest from the island inhabitants the military left… 

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Lemon Vanilla & PAMA Shaved Ice | A play on the traditional Dark & Stromy with some PAMA Liqueur | - @TheNoshery | #sponsored #PAMACelebrateSummer

Lemon Vanilla and PAMA Shaved Ice

This post was sponsored by Heaven Hill Distilleries Heaven Hill Family of Brands. Bardstown, KY © 2015 Things have been busy this month! I didn’t plan it; it just happened but, isn’t that how it usually happens? Well after a crazy busy week of work and another of life I needed some R & R…. 

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30 Recipes to Celebrate The 4th of July

The long weekend is coming! This weekend we celebrate U.S. independence. How do we celebrate? With grilled foods of course and, fireworks! I have gathered 30 recipes to help you celebrate The 4th of July right! Dust off those grills and get ready to celebrate! Teriyaki Piña Colada Burger, Oh Sweet Basil Thai Peanut Butter… 

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Pink & Stormy Cocktail + GIVEAWAY!

This post is sponsored by Heaven Hill Distilleries Heaven Hill Family of Brands. Bardstown, KY © 2015 I’ve been doing a lot of grilling and enjoying the summer outside. I need to take advantage before the Texas triple digit summer arrives. One of the great things about summer is that I can finally entertain guest…. 

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Piragua de Cherry (Cherry Shaved Ice)

Piragua de Cherry y Vainilla (Cherry Vanilla Shaved Ice)

There is no flavor more classic when it comes to shaved ice then cherry. I’m not sure what it is about cherry that kids seem to love so much. It could be the sweetness but, I think they get a kick out of seeing their tongue turn bright red. How many times do your remember… 

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Thing to Do in Puerto Rico: Guavate

In the hierarchy of proteins pork is king in Puerto Rico, and there is no place that more clearly defines authentic Puerto Rican food and our love for pork then a small stretch of road along Rt.184 in Cayey Puerto Rico. Tucked away up in the mountains of Cayey is pork heaven, a mile of… 

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Citrus Herb Glazed Ribs

The Fourth of July is around the corner and what says July 4th more than ribs!? Well, there is the Declaration of Independence, but I am talking food here, specifically pork. I am fanatical about pork in all forms so when I was asked to partner with the National Pork Board I was on board…. 

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Piragua de Crema (Cream Shaved Ice)

I am so excited about this series! Every Saturday over the next ten weeks I will be sharing a new homemade piragua flavor. If you’re not familiar with piragua it’s a flavored shaved ice treat sold by street vendors in Puerto Rico. Some of the vendors still shave large blocks of ice by hand. I will be sharing some traditional flavors… 

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My Favorite Things to Do in Puerto Rico: Old San Juan

I am SOOOO excited!!! OB and I just bought tickets to go home to Puerto Rico for Christmas!!! It’s probably been ten years since the last time I spent Christmas in Puerto Rico.  I have been home to visit plenty of times since then but, not for Christmas. I plan on attending my sister’s  Christmas… 

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Strawberry Jalapeño Salsa

I like most people have an appreciation for salsa. Anytime I go to a restaurant and chips and salsa are placed before me I can not help but, stuff my face with chip after chip. Time and time again I try to demonstrate some semblance of self-control when a bowl of chips and salsa is plopped… 

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