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  • Plated or Poured: Holiday Edition

    In the spirit of giving, we are giving you the tools to do right by the long abused battered and under appreciated Thanksgiving side dish: Cranberry Sauce.  For too long, American’s have substitued this simple do-it-yourself recipe for it’s canned, inferior, and frankly disgusting cousin. We at PULLEDTOGETHER say no more and never again!  We […]

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  • Plated or Poured: Watermelon Mojito

    Spring and Summer will never be the same– courtesy of a Watermelon Mojito. Describing this drink as pure freshness wouldn’t do it justice. Justice would be you having to fly to Havana, drive to the iconic National Hotel, head out back, find a seat overlooking the Malecon, and sip away on this updated version of […]

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  • Plated or Poured: Mojitos in Old Havana

    I am pretty sure I drank 7 – 10 Mojitos each day we were in Havana. Prepared with a artisans touch, you could taste the style, culture and energy each time you drank one. Obviously, I couldn’t drink enough! I was so intrigued by the ubiquitous drink I thought it would be cool to learn […]

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  • Plated or Poured: Braised Lamb Shank

    Winter for braising so we decided to apply the cold weather cooking technique to one of our favorite proteins – Lamb Shank. Served over a bed of sweet potato puree and green beans, it’s the sort of dish that just calls for a night in. Enjoy! Ingredients: 4 lamb shanks 1 large brown onion, sliced […]

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  • Plated or Poured: BBQ Shrimp Etoufée

    Ultimately, you’re making two dishes. The first item is the most important – the BBQ Tomato Sauce. It’s basically a rich shrimp stock with creole seasonings reduced into a very rich savory sauce. This is where the dish get it’s beautiful color. The second item is cooking the sauce’s body which includes the shrimp, crab […]

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  • Plated or Poured: Roasted Branzini

    What’s not to love about cooking a whole fish! I wish more guys took advantage of the technique because it never disappoints and always impresses. The recipe below is very straight forward to ensure maximum success. Being only days away from Christmas, don’t be afraid to introduce this dish to your dinner spread because it’s […]