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Shrimp Scampi Redux

Shrimp Scampi Redux

Nathan was looking through some of our early Rampant Cuisine posts recently and mentioned how bad he thought his photography was compared to our newer posts. We were but a young naive couple embarking into unknown territory at the time so I figure we get a free pass. Nathan’s lamenting gave me the excellent ideaContinue Reading

Homemade Pasta and Sauce with Meatballs

Homemade Pasta and Sauce with Meatballs

Making spaghetti and meatballs brought back a memory of my time in Rome. I was eating at the house of a native Roman family and they served a first course of pasta with red sauce. I was seated next to the little Italian grandmother and as I began to eat my pasta she let outContinue Reading

Butternut Squash Ravioli

Butternut Squash Ravioli

When we visited Blacksnake Meadery for our Virginia Winery Tour and found a mead infused with honey, butternut squash, and pumpkin pie spices we knew it could inspire a tasty fall menu.  We decided to extract one of the key ingredients from the mead, butternut squash, and use it to create a ravioli.  Used inContinue Reading

Vodka (Sauce) and Chicken

Vodka (Sauce) and Chicken

A few weeks ago Nathan and I had the idea to make some fruit infused vodka.  Apparently, we did something very, very wrong… our mint infused vodka tasted more like vodka tea and the peach… well we won’t even go there.  After our abysmal failure we abandoned the project and we tried to come upContinue Reading