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A beet and steak salad warms up a cold fall day.
Squash Risotto - perfect comfort food on a cool summer day to use up the first squash of summer.
A peanut butter based marinade keeps chicken kabobs nice and moist.
Cute and tasty! Pork dumplings are a great appie to make ahead and keep some in your freezer.
Smoked Salmon Pasta is an elegant dinner choice for a hot summer night.
A salad filled with the tastes of summer - fresh spinach, grilled peaches and feta!
The definition of elegance in soup form: creamy courgette and brie soup is delicate and sophisticated!
A crustless ricotta, basil and tomato torte. Not going to work for my picnic, but delicious for making and eating at home!
Fresh "baby" almonds - you can eat the fuzzy exterior as well!
Tofu and wakame miso soup for when you want to have miso soup at home.
Taking a traditional mcmuffin and making it a bit more healthy for a delicious, nutritious weekday breakfast.
An adorable lunch bento box is the first in our week of bento box lunch ideas.
Adorable sugar cookies make for an afternoon of decorating fun for adults and kids alike. These ones are a bit softer than most.
Asparagus was at the store this week, and it inspired this asparagus and pork stir-fry.
Chahan is Japanese Fried rice, a great side dish for an Asian themed dinner or as a meal on its own.
Homemade skinny fries seasoned with rosemary and lemon salt are almost like eating chips!
A delicious rice bowl with sesame tonkatsu (breaded pork cutlet)
Drizzling the final layer on top of a decadent chocolate layer cake (with chestnut cream).
Breaking from the dead of winter to remember my California trip with this avocado, artichoke, pesto and feta flatbread. I can almost feel the sun!
Salmon roe at Nippon in San Diego look like little jewels.
By using Oka cheese and whole grain mustard, this mac and cheese recipe is a little gourmet version of one of my favorite comfort foods.
Mango, Brie and Yellow Peppers combine to create this adorable yellow appetizer.
Homemade Thai Peanut Sauce can be kept in your fridge for months, which makes it even more worth the effort!
Earl Grey Tea Smoked Duck to go with my salad. Much more exciting than a side of grilled chicken breast.
We call this ninja lasagna because there are tons of extra veggies, cut tiny so that they are stealthy enough to sneak by the pickiest eater!
Black bean and mushroom pinwheels with cumin - so tasty!
Stir fried baby bok choy is a nice fresh side dish. Quick, easy and healthy!
An adorable quail egg appetizer - great for all the potlucks you go to, no one else will have brought this.
An elegant duck dish for the holidays - served with a fig and plum glaze.
Cardamom is an interesting spice to use in bread making to sweeten the loaf.
Duck confit and potatoes roasted in duck fat. Ducklicious!
Two delicious squash soup recipes.
Gingersnap cookies that actually stay moist!
Tzaziki - scrumtious greek yogurt dip!