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Cheesy Shrimp Ciabatta

For out last get together I made this delicious Cheesy Shrimp Ciabatta. This is an appetizer that shrimp fans will love. In our family this is one of our most favorite recipes. It's so delicious!

You can go with a baguette instead if you would like bite sized portions, but it is hard to beat a fresh loaf of ciabatta bread. The baguette slices will get much crunchier so if you prefer that mouth feel, you can go with a baguette. A fresh French bread would also work great. Enjoy!

Blueberry Jalapeno Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Sauce

It may be a rainy month here up north, but I have grilling fever! One recipe I tried recently was for a Blueberry BBQ Sauce. It is a shortcut recipe, utilizing our favorite brand of BBQ sauce, Sweet Baby Ray's. I got this recipe from a great blog, Happier Than A Pig In Mud.

Notes: I felt that this sauce would be better if it was processed a bit to incorporate the blueberries and jalapenos more. I tried to burst as many blueberries as possible but it just wasn't as good as putting this in a food processor for a few pulses. Additionally, it was hard to detect any heat, so I would increase the amount of jalapeno next time around.

Blueberry Jalapeno Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ Sauce
Makes about 1 to 1 1/2 cups


  • 1 C Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ Sauce
  • 1/4 C onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 C jalapeno, finely diced
  • 4 tsp butter
  • 1 C blueberries, fresh or frozen


  1. In small sauce pan over low heat slowly cook the onion and jalapeno in butter until softened.
  2. Add blueberries and crush them. Gently heat the berries until they give off juice.
  3. Add BBQ sauce and cook until it's nice and thick.

Recipe from Happier Than A Pig In Mud. Sharing this recipe at the following fun link parties.


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    1. I've never tried it so I can't say for sure. I don't see why not though.


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