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This classic Argentinian Sauce takes only minutes to make and the perfect little sauce/condiment to pair with all your grilling specialties. Chimichurri is a herb-based raw sauce & condiment – you simply chop and stir all the ingredients together. No two recipes are alike – this is how I make it ~ “a mixture of […]
Dan Dan Noodles are a traditional street food from Sichuan, China and can easily be recreated in your home kitchen! I’m lightening them up with Tofu & Mushrooms in place of pork, and adding vibrant greens. I love these noodles! A combustion of flavors — savory, nutty, spicy, and smoky. It’s Earth Day! We’re celebrating […]
Spice Blends adds zest & power-house of flavor and aroma – and totally transforms food from bland to fabulous. Experience New Flavors with this versatile Spice Blend. Are you passionate about adding flavor to foods? Be adventurous with spices and elevate your cooking to a whole other level! Spices allow you to be creative and adventurous […]
Classic Egg Drop Soup gets a healthy overhaul with Spring Veggies and a topping of Fresh Crab. Spring Produce is popping up everywhere – so I’m using glorious green vegetables and enhancing the classic Egg Drop Soup – I think for the better! The crab is optional, yet adds a lingering sweetness and a pop of color… fresh […]
Spring Rhubarb Season is Here at Last! Rhubarb Jam is easily transformed into this luscious Rhubarb Butter Sauce. I love the process of Jam-making! Finding the perfect seasonal fruit and stirring it up in a pot with organic pure cane sugar and complementary flavoring ingredients. What to do with it? The jam’s sweet flavor has […]
20 Recipes you can make with confidence – a mouthwatering array of some inspiring modern recipes. This recipe has what you are looking for! Roast succulent pieces of chicken, seasoned perfectly with the addition of allspice – with hints of cloves, cinnamon and pepper. Chock full of ingredients – as you can see! Brimming with Colorful Heirloom Carrots, […]
I’m getting creative with these Parmesan Crisps + Caesar Salad Tacos! See my Master EASY Parmesan Crisps Recipe. Bakes in five minutes, crispy, light and delicious. Cute I know! But – incredibly scrumptious, you’ll love these four bite tacos. Easy Parmesan Crisps can be made into these clever Caesar Salad Tacos. The crisps are made with grated Parmigiano […]
In the Mediterranean Tradition – the flavors here are a combination of mellow and bold. Aromatic Basil and Fennel both have hints of anise (licorice) and team beautifully with sweet San Marzano Tomatoes. Soup making is about using the best quality ingredients and understanding the method of how to prepare it to perfection. Use the freshest […]
A delicious & healthy Thai inspired meal. Totally satisfying and hearty with out being heavy. Vegan – Vegetarian – Gluten Free! I’m in love! ~ with this Red Coconut Curry Sauce. Coconut Milk creates a creamy essence and Red Curry Paste lends deep flavor, color and heat. Tip: this little can of red curry paste is a cook’s […]
Oh-La-La ~ Warm up with Classic Crock of Onion Soup with a Secret Ingredient – Shiitake Mushrooms A delicious, hearty broth starts with good vegetable and chicken broths (no beef broth here) – added to perfectly caramelized onions and shiitake mushrooms. The mushrooms add a nice earthy flavor that complements the soup.. just love that! […]
Let Your LOVE Flow this Valentine’s Day with this Yummy, Fudgy Treat! Dark Chocolate Cake – with an oozing filling of swirling chocolate & peanut butter. This Valentine’s Day treat your sweetie to a delicious, rich, dense and fudgy cake – perfect for sharing! A chocolate treat that has a warm, gooey, flowing chocolate-peanut butter center. Who […]
Tangy, Mellow and Zesty! A Fabulous Full-Of-Flavor Vinaigrette with many uses beyond salads. Two recipes below for using this vinaigrette: Shaving vegetables brings a nice look and texture to a salad. Shave with a sharp, wide vegetable peeler… so easy and fun. I like to have watermelon and purple daikon radishes in my fridge, they […]
A rare but delicious delicacy – Pumpkin Swordfish is in season (well, kind of) and it’s the best swordfish you ever ate! With a gorgeous “pumpkin” color ~ it’s a sweeter variety that is more buttery in flavor with a juicy texture. Of course you can use this recipe with any swordfish… I’m just showing off my catch! […]
Meyer Lemons are perfect for preserving! With their thin skins, bright lemony-color and fragrant flesh they have a sweeter, more floral taste. These beauties will pickle in their own juices. I’m curing my Meyer Lemons in a vintage Ball Jar ~ inside the screw cap in a lining, is white milk glass. Once […]
This time of year I yearn for the perfect bowl of chili. Enjoy one of these Soul- Satisfying Recipes! You know I’m always adding loads of vegetables… but what makes them truly delicious are the seasonings! Today I’m adding this one: Very Veggie Tempeh Chili with Homemade Chili Powder – a Vegan recipe. I’m serving it […]
Wonderful Meaty Roasted Mushrooms Team with a Vegan Pine Nut-Pesto Creamy Sauce Layered over Pasta Mushrooms are basted with my quick homemade Chili Oil for a spicy bite. This Vegan recipe includes many Wild Mushrooms, a luxurious texture and hearty flavor – cooked perfectly with crisp edges! Toss with Pasta in a Vegan Pine Nut-Basil […]
I’m combining many types of Citrus and teaming them with Shaved Fennel and Mint. Drizzling on top with a delicious Citrus Vinaigrette with Vanilla Beans. You will love this recipe – Refreshing and light – a ray of sunshine in Winter! Citrus, Fennel & Mint Salad – Citrus Vinaigrette with Vanilla Beans It’s a New […]
While fondue might be the ultimate party food- I’m in the mood for it’s silky, stingy texture and assertive flavor, and have decided to have a fondue night at home. Indulgent, okay just a little, but it only sounds fancy – it’s incredible simple to make! I really got into the idea and decided to […]
Pecan Pie Bars (with a Secret Ingredient) I’ve got you covered with 24 well-tested, fabulous and inventive recipes for your celebration! My favorite recipes for Thanksgiving with the necessary ingredients and techniques for complete success. This is obviously a different holiday as the COVID-19 pandemic is still in our midst – create lists of the […]
These are a weekly staple in my house. Serve them too for Thanksgiving – everyone loves these! Seasoned, Roasted and Tossed in Garlic, Butter and Parsley.
It’s all about the “SIDES!!” Punch it up a notch this Thanksgiving with these delicious, creative recipes. I’ve been busy compiling all of my well-tested Thanksgiving recipes to share next week. Bursting with flavor and creativity. I’ve got you covered ~ from Soup to Nuts! Natural Candied Yams with Apple Cider Cinnamon Glaze A beautifully […]
Seasonal Fall recipes to try and love! I’ve rounded up some spectacular dishes using local produce with a healthy profile. Need some inspiration? Try one… try them all! 21 Comforting recipes include Soups, Salads, Comfort Foods, Mains and Something Sweet. Before I get serious with all my Thanksgiving recipes ~ here are many of my […]
Sometimes I’m craving One Pan Cooking!
Chicken, Delicata Squash Rings and Shallots roast in the oven and produces a delicious simple dinner.
Sometimes I’m craving One Pan Cooking!Chicken, Delicata Squash Rings and Shallots roast in the oven and produces a delicious simple dinner.Make the Apple Cider Glaze on the stovetop as the sheet pan cooks.In the style of French Chicken Normandy… this is a genius sauce… easy too! Cook Chicken & Veggies together; reduce sauce on the […]
Delicious and loaded with healthy ingredients with tips on how to cook a pumpkin and make homemade Pumpkin Puree. These Pumpkin Pancakes are delicious on their own ~I love topping with Yogurt, Granola, Caramelized Apple Slices and drizzle with Pure Maple Syrup. To make the most luscious homemade Pumpkin Puree ~ Cut a cooking pumpkin […]
Delicious and loaded with healthy ingredients with tips on how to cook a pumpkin and make homemade Pumpkin Puree.
A Healthy, Satisfying Soup with all the flavor to awaken your taste-buds. “Gypsy” ~ a free spirited soup with a rich assortment of ingredients.
A healthy, satisfying soup with all the flavor to awaken your taste-buds. “Gypsy” ~ a free spirited soup with a rich assortment of ingredients. Plus 10 more Mediterranean recipes you will love! Try Kabocha squash (also called Japanese pumpkin) ~ with its sweet taste and velvety texture. Gypsy Soup Ingredients:Tomatoes (fresh or San Marzano canned), […]
Crispy, Crunchy & Sweet ~ a brilliant, colorful, healthy salad… make place at your Thanksgiving table for this treat! Make the dressing ahead and adorn with my Nut and Seed Crunch (see recipe) This recipe is included in The Salad Gazette from the great minds at The Devil Wears Salad in Australia. The salad is on […]
These pillowy gnocchi include roasted butternut squash in the dough and also in the final dish ~ serve with simple browned butter and fresh herbs.A Fall-inspired recipe with healthy ingredients. I have used Honeynut squash for this recipe – a generally new breed that has a deep color and is rich in flavor. There are […]