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Cooking in Paradise

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  SPICY GRILLED SHRIMP SALAD WITH LEMON CILANTRO VINAIGRETTE This summer my family vacationed in Maui.  It was our second trip to the island, and we decided to stay in a condo rather than a hotel resort.  It was definitely the right decision for a cook.  I had an incredible modern kitchen with all the amenities a cook could ask for, and not to mention an ocean view from the kitchen.  Everyday I couldn’t wait to wake […]

Father’s Day Dinner

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Fiery Fish Stew How do you honor the best Father in the world? You make him whatever he wants.  He asked for Cioppino this year.  If you have never had Cioppino, it’s a spicy tomato and wine based fish stew.  If you love seafood, this is a dream dinner.  This recipe can be tailored with your favorite seafood.  Cioppino is surprisingly easy to make.  It’s all in the prep and timing. Prep time- 20 minutes Cook time- […]

¡Pura Vida!

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Pan Seared Sea Bass Casado Casado means married man in Spanish.  Casado is a classic Costa Rican meal that includes any protein accompanied with black beans, white rice and plantains.  The origins of the name are thought to come from restaurant customers asking to be treated as casados.  Customers eating like married men.  I learned this dish because I married a Costa Rican.   I like to think of my version as Casado alla Mexicana.  I […]

La Bufadora Tacos

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BEER BATTERED FISH TACOS            Growing up in my household we only ate fish during Lent on fridays.  We enjoyed fish and chips with plenty of malt vinegar and tartar sauce from H. Salt.  It’s a fond memory because we were primarily a meat and beans kind of family.  My earliest memory of eating fish was on a family vacation to Ensenada, Mexico.  We went to see the famous Bufadora, which […]