Sunday Dinner

Pickled Shrimp

Pickled Shrimp, Fried Chicken, and Potato Salad

Unfortunately I haven’t written about our Sunday Dinners in a while. I have really missed it so I want to start again. This Sunday Dinner is going to be a little different from my other writings, since this Sunday Dinner was a lunch picnic in the Blue Ridge Mountains. My husband Justin and I love

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Spanish Tapas

Justin and I love tapas and on our trips to Washington D.C. we have been to several of Jose Andres’ restaurants and have had the most wonderful meals. We have a favorite tapas place in Asheville called Zambra and it serves nontraditional tapas dishes. My favorite dish there was the beef heart with homemade lo

Lamb Ragu

Strozzapreti with Lamb Ragu

The only way I can describe this dish is if you had an Italian grandmother and a Middle Eastern grandfather and they decided to make one pasta dish that represented both cultures. The lamb, harissa, cumin, and mint give it that Middle Eastern taste, and the pasta, tomatoes, fennel, and pecorino cheese give it the

Pork Pie

Sunday Dinner – Cold Pork Pie

Sunday dinner is important in our house. Sunday is a day that we both have off work so we can pick new recipes that take Justin and I out of our comfort range and that can take all day to cook if need be. Justin and I have a perfect marriage in that he loves