Banh Mi Hot Dogs

It’s truly amazing what a few simple touches can do to ordinary hot dogs.  This is almost another “non-recipe,” but it’s too good not to share.  If you want to attempt something a little different for the 4th of July, you’ve gotta try making these Banh Mi Hot Dogs.  It all began with some leftover ingredients from my Shrimp and Avocado Summer Rolls.  I don’t like waste so I had to put those ingredients to good use.

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Shrimp and Avocado Summer Rolls (Fresh Spring Rolls)

When it’s sticky, hot, and humid outside, all I crave are these Shrimp and Avocado Summer Rolls.  They’re stuffed with fresh herbs and cold crisp veggies…that’s definitely my kind of food!  You can obviously use whatever fillings you want, but there’s something about this shrimp and avocado combo that really makes me swoon.

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Pub Style Sliders (Game Day Bites)

Much to Joe’s disappointment, I’m not a sports fan….at all…GASP!  Yeah, sorry if we can’t be friends now.  But I do like the Super Bowl, because I enjoy the Halftime show, the entertaining commercials, and all the game day munchies!  It’s also a great excuse to gather with friends, kick back, and just hang out together.  I mean, I usually end up huddled up in the kitchen somewhere with the other non-game watching people, but that’s besides the point! Read more

Apple and Avocado Chicken Salad

Avocado lovers rejoice!  This one’s for you… or should I say, this one’s for me?  I LOVE AVOCADOS and if you do too, you’ll be fist bumping me after you try this Apple and Avocado Chicken Salad.  First off, if you’re scared of the apple in this recipe because you’re one of those, “I don’t like fruit in my savory dishes” kinds of people, don’t walk away just yet.   Read more