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Adventures in Cuisine



Chef Simeon’s Simple Pasta Sauce

Being a mom that likes to avoid buying canned and jarred sauces, I have been working on a pasta sauce for a while.  Turns out it was a pretty simple combination of ingredients for the perfect tomato based pasta sauce... Continue Reading →


Chicken Khai Soi

This Blue Apron dish packed the punch in spice, absolutely loved it.  The spiciness actually made the kale taste good. 2 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts 6 Ounces Fresh Wonton Noodles 1 Bunch Kale - Chopped 1 Lime (2 tsp minced... Continue Reading →

Bucatini Shrimp Pasta – Blue Apron Review

Our second night of Blue Apron goodness was the Spicy Bucatini Shrimp Pasta with Kale.  Here's a summary of it: Boil the pasta and drain. 3 cloves garlic and 3 scallions minced, cook down in the olive oil.  Cook the... Continue Reading →

Mimi’s Crawfish Monica (5 out of 5 stars)

Mimi and I decided to make this in Destin, and while it probably isn't the healthiest meal I've posted on here, it sure is one of the most delicious ones. INGREDIENTS: 1 lb dry rotini pasta 1/2 cup (a stick)... Continue Reading →

Tomato, Shrimp, Spinach Goat Cheese Pasta (5 stars)

A Mediterranean style pasta dish that is light but still filling.  I added goat cheese instead of parmesan to give the garlic butter sauce a creamy flare.  Recipe found on the web at, I recommend cooking the pasta and... Continue Reading →

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