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Tag: appetizer

Okra Tempura

Okra Tempura

I don’t know if there’s any way to convert okra haters to okra lovers. The slimy texture and the way it slides down your throat a little too easily, the fuzzy exterior and how it pricks your skin when handling them, the way it makes […]

Coconut Shrimp (improved recipe)

Coconut Shrimp (improved recipe)

Along with all my new recipes, I am also revising and improving existing recipes for your enjoyment. These are recipes I’ve tweaked over the past few years so I know what works and what doesn’t. Some of these recipes might not have that many tweaks, […]

Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

I don’t eat beans. I think I’ve only used beans in, oh wait, I’ve never used beans! Maybe I’ve eaten soybeans or green beans, but that’s it. I never grew up with canned beans so I never think to buy them. Then I tried something […]

Lettuce Wraps with Chicken and Mango/Avocado Salsa

Lettuce Wraps with Chicken and Mango/Avocado Salsa

I’m going to do something a little different this time. I’m going to post my Ingredients/Directions on the top of the post, then a story (cuz I like to chattty chat chat) with the step-by-step photos. Lettuce wraps – with diced chicken, mango/avocado salsa (serves […]