Thai Peanut Sauce

  A few months ago, I discovered Sister’s Pantry Peanut Sauce at Whole Foods while on the hunt for new ways to prepare vegetables.  It put a great new twist on quick stir-fry meals with a nutty, tangy-sweet, spice that we love.  Bottled sauces and marinades have the advantage of easy, but the cost can […]

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Feature Fridays: Delicious Pie Day @ TailGait Farm (via Animal Instinct)

As the last sip of Guatemala Casi Cielo left my cup, I stumbled upon this delightful blog, Animal Instinct, about farm life and learning to bake a pie with a 94-year-old friend.  I like to see folks with 94-year-old friends who still bake, it makes me hopeful that I will still be stirring pots at […]

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Very Veggie Lasagna: Care to Join Me?

Each recipe I post on Savoring Today has been tested and enjoyed, personally. Today I thought it would be fun to post an untested new recipe that we could try together.  Why would we do that?  It just might be fun. At least, that’s this foodie’s point of view and it might even transform a good […]

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Cocktail Shrimp with Thai Chili Cocktail Sauce [GF]

Thai Cocktail Sauce for Seafood

When we splurge on wild-caught shrimp for our Sweetheart Dinner appetizer, dressing it with ketchup and horseradish does not suffice. This Thai Cocktail Sauce more than fit the bill with its tangy, sweet, subtle spice culminating in a complex finish—we even dipped our Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp & Goat Cheese in it.  The tell of any great […]

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp and Goat Cheese

Crispy prosciutto, herb-infused goat cheese, and shrimp all rolled together into an exquisite appetizer for our Sweetheart Dinner.  We enjoyed it so much we think it would be great served with a garden salad for an easy weekday meal.  Appetizer or main dish, this recipe is sure to bring out the oohs and aahs in […]

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Bacon Wrapped Dates with Goat Cheese

Bacon Wrapped Dates with Herbed Goat Cheese

As promised, I am posting the recipes from our Sweetheart Dinner last week.  Dinner began with three delicious appetizers; the Bacon Wrapped Dates with Herbed Goat Cheese were scrumptious.  Savory herbs blended into tangy goat cheese, stuffed inside sweet dates, and wrapped with bacon for a uniquely sweet, savory, smoky appetizer.  Applewood-smoked bacon from our […]

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Steak on the grill

Light ‘Em if You’ve Got ‘Em

Grilling Tips: Gas or briquettes, it doesn’t matter, if you’ve got ‘em, light ‘em. So what do you do when you have a Saturday in February with temperatures above 50°?  Grill here; grill now.  As much as I love the soups and comfort foods of winter, it is so good to enjoy the reminiscent flavors […]

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Feature Fridays: DON’T MESS WITH MY COFFEE (via Poet in the Rain)

Today it did not take more than one cup of coffee (bummer) to find a unique blog post to feature. I suppose I’ll just let their poetry about coffee suffice. I like the lighter side of Fridays, I like poetry, and I love coffee—life is just better with coffee, especially if a friend is sitting […]

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Blackened Salmon

Going Wild with Blackened Salmon

Wild-caught salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, essential to a healthy diet.  Fish is one of those areas of life it is best to go wild. It is superior in taste and nutrition to farm raised, which can be a host for unwanted contaminants.  For additional information about the differences between wild and farm […]

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Sweet Potato Hash Browns: Extra-Ordinary Breakfast Food

Who doesn’t like crispy hash browns resting beside their eggs for breakfast, but is there a healthier choice than classic shredded russets fried in canola oil?  Yes, the answer is sweet potato hash browns cooked in coconut oil.  Not really potatoes at all, sweet potatoes are rising in popularity and for good reason—savvy consumers are […]

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