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No More Guess Work / The Secret to Boiling Shrimp Consistently

Boiled Shrimp

If you’ve ever looked for a recipe for boiling shrimp, you probably have found out that “how long” you cook them once the water is boiling, is not a standard answer. I’ve seen times stated from 4 to 12 minutes. When you put your shrimp into the boiling water, do you start the clock immediately, […]

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Yay, No Green Peppers / Grandma’s Pasta Bolognese Sauce

Grandma's Spaghetti Sauce

As a child, having spaghetti at my grandma’s house, I remember how happy I was that her recipe did not include green peppers. Yes, I am in the anti-green pepper crowd. My mom’s recipe included those diced bits of nasty, and when I complained, was told to “just pick ’em out.” Didn’t my parents know […]

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A Chicago (Made in Maryland) Favorite: Italian Beef

Italian Beef Sub

Having grown up in the Chicagoland area, the Italian Beef is a sandwich which I often ate. Unfortunately, once I moved from the friendly confines of Chicago, finding an Italian Beef is a hard proposition. We (actually my wife) will make homemade italian beefs for us to enjoy. She has tried a few variations, but […]

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