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Spicy Corn Chowder with Blackened Shrimp

It's only in the past few nights after games that I've noticed that slight chill in the air. It's the most amazing time of year where you feel the sun all day and get to cozy up a little at night. Fall is on the way! And with that, it's starting to be the last… Continue reading Spicy Corn Chowder with Blackened Shrimp

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Turkey, Bean, and Butternut Chili

During February and March I kept posting recipes and my mom would call and say "that's too summery! It's freezing here, and no one will make that salad in February." Lesson learned on all accounts that what we cook is a reflection of many external factors. How our day is going emotionally, what the weather… Continue reading Turkey, Bean, and Butternut Chili

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Tortilla Soup

Over the winter, my dad and I made a tortilla soup recipe that he had found, and I knew right away that I wanted to change the recipe. The instructions called for poaching the chicken in a separate pot of water, and adding almost 64 oz of liquid. I have two basic requirements for soups… Continue reading Tortilla Soup

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Chicken Chili Verde

Chili verde is my favorite order at an authentic Mexican restaurant. I made this recipe using tomatillos as the base, and a fun combination of lots of green peppers at the grocery store. Be careful that you know how spicy certain peppers are before you put them into your food! You can cut back on… Continue reading Chicken Chili Verde