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Small Bites: Twin Oaks' Baked Stuffed Shrimp

***Originally posted in 2019, this recipe blog and video featuring Twin Oaks' Baked Stuffed Shrimp is a perennial favorite and perfect for the holidays.*** and the Providence Journal bring you Small Bites: Easy-to-Digest Recipes. It’s no secret that Twin Oaks Restaurant in Cranston…

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Small Bites: Mini Duck Tacos

Click Here for Recipe When asked to cook for a Small Bites video, Chapel Grille executive chef Jules Ramos knew it had to be for duck. "People always ask me how to cook duck. It's just an unknown to them," he said. "People get intimidated and they overcook or undercook it. Most don’t know how to…

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Small Bites: Two-Day Braised Ribs

Love ribs cooked low and slow? But don't have a smoker or time? Chef Sean McDermott of The Shanty in Warwick has a solution that will set you up for success if you want to make a rack at home. The secret is a two-day process that really requires a lot of time waiting but little active time…

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Small Bites: Mediterranean Swordfish Burger

Click Here for Recipe The Boat House waterfront dining restaurant in Tiverton is a fine place for enjoying seafood with a view. For the past 2 1/2 years, executive chef Marissa Lo has been building on the restaurant's seafood game, bringing it up a notch. In fact, her Mediterranean Swordfish Burger…

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Small Bites: Holiday Roast With The Capital Grille

Many people like a big piece of juicy beef for their Christmas or New Year's table. So we asked The Capital Grille to suggest how to make that happen, with ease. Executive chef Jason Medeiros demonstrated his technique at the Hope & Main demo kitchen in Warren recently for a Small Bites video you…

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Small Bites: Shrimp in Garlic Butter Sauce

O Dinis is a cozy treasure of a restaurant serving family-style Portuguese food and delivering music every Monday night. As general manager, Natalia Paiva-Neves is always on the move and cooking up more fun, and food, for the East Providence restaurant Her father, owner Dinis Paiva, is sometimes a…

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Small Bites: Pear, Walnut & Gorgonzola Risotto

A few months ago I had a delicious risotto at La Masseria in East Greenwich. I told General Manager Emanuele “Manny” Tampella I always enjoy risotto at restaurants. I do make it at home but it has to be the only thing I cook for dinner with all the stirring and time it takes. He told me he makes…

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