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Sunday Appetizer: Pork Wontons

It’s football season.  Productive Sundays are only a memory and now the whole day is dedicated to eating and football… at least in Pete’s mind.  Last Sunday I played the part of the good girlfriend and made a bunch of appetizers to enjoy during the next 10 hours of football…sigh!  Pork wontons, crab rangoons, and apple pie wontons. Enjoy this recipe for pork wontons… come back later this month for the other two recipes. Pork Wontons Ingredients:1lb ground pork 1 egg ¼ cup scallions, finely chopped 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1 pkg wonton wrappers 1 small bowl of […]

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Fried Red Snapper Nuggets

Fried Snapper Nuggets Fresh, local caught red snapper, breaded and deep fried in coconut oil makes a delicious dinner. As Floridians, we’re used to all the beach side restaurants serving up their specialty, grouper nuggets, fried in their standard oil. Well the other day, I had homemade red snapper nuggets that were better than anything I’ve ever tasted in a restaurant! My stepdad, Paul, regularly goes on fishing trips off the coast in the Gulf of Mexico. He always brings back fresh grouper, snapper, or any other catch of the day. He skins and cleans the fish himself and takes […]

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