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"You Know My Steez" Pomegranate Glazed Wedge Salad With Blue Cheese

There's nothing quite like a crisp and refreshing blue cheese wedge salad on a hot summer day. A wedge salad is a simple yet elegant dish that can be easily dressed up or down. The key to a good wedge salad is a crisp, fresh iceberg lettuce. For this wedge salad recipe, I like to …

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"O Pato" Couve Mineira (Brazilian Collard Greens)

As I continue to make dishes rooted in South American cuisine, this Brazilian Collard Greens dish is one of my favorite. It's simple, quick, but has crazy amounts of flavor. Brazilians cut their greens into thin strips kinda like shredded paper. This allows for a very quick cook, ??? (15 minutes) sauted in an oil infused by smoked ham hocks, lots of garlic, and onions.

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Grilled "Piri Piri" Shrimp

Sorry I'm a little late with this post, but it's actually an annual Kwanzaa celebration recipe. After hosting Christmas dinner, mentally I'm content to ride with leftovers for a few days. However, with Kwanzaa, there is no rest for the weary. Therefore I go with simple, low involvement recipes such as this Piri Piri Shrimp. It's usually an appetizer on my menu, but can easily be made for a fancy weeknight main dish.

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Austin Cocktail Bar Round-up

Cocktails have come a long way from the classic martini. You gotta love a well-made classic, but over the years Austin bartenders/mixologists have been innovating, remixing classics as well as creating entirely new mixed drinks. From themed bars to specialty focused ones, Austin's cocktail bar scene is growing and approaching the heights of some of …

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