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Bananas, rum and vanilla make a simple apple tart even better.
Kicking off my Taste of South America series with Grilled Lamb Chops and Chimichurri Sauce.
Pasta alla Carbonara: the classic preparation that uses no cream.
Pan Bagnat: A Tuna Nicoise in sandwich form.
It's not too early to welcome Spring with this delightful Lemon Cornmeal Cake.
White Turkey Chili: One key ingredient makes this simple, healthy dish a big winner.
Carnitas Tacos with Mango-Avocado Salsa: a fiesta for your taste buds.
Tagliatelle in Rich Mushroom Sauce: Got mushrooms? Then you, too, can make this flavor-packed dish.
Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookie: Bringing back two old favorites in my kitchen.
Bounce back from holiday indulgence without compromising flavor with this light, garlicky white bean dip.
Pasta with Fresh Herbs and Chopped Olives: simple, unfussy and satisfying.
Turn on the flavor of flavorless supermarket tomatoes by roasting them. They will light up a simple tomato soup.
Pastéis de Nata: There is a tasty reason for the popularity of these custard tarts in Portugal.
French-Style Spareribs: Glazed with an herb-infused oil and your oven does all the work. Perfect!
Banana Turnovers with Pastry Cream Filling: A banana cream pie in a pocket! So easy!
Heirloom Beans: A little love on the stove will yield wonderfully comforting results.
Creamy Curried Cauliflower Soup
Chocolate Mascarpone-Stuffed Fresh Figs: A simple preparation gets all dressed up for a party with chocolate liqueur!
Lemon Bars: My search for the perfect recipe might have just ended with this one.
Marinated Tri Tip: My favorite spices went in this perfect-for-summer grilled dish. Tender and very flavorful!
Strawberry Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting: There's no such thing as too much strawberries.
Papaya-Carrot Sorbet. An unusual combination but it works.
Asian-Style Chicken Salad with Spicy Peanut Vinaigrette: This may just become your new favorite summer salad.
Maja Blanca con Mais: Similar to a panna cotta, it's a refreshing summer treat, Filipino style
Purple reigns in these little dumplings - Purple Sweet Potato Gnocchi
Sushi-Inspired Salmon Sliders with Wasabi Mayo
Cucumber Cups with Caramelized Onions and Bacon: Make it for your next dinner party.
Potato-Broccoli Soup: Caramelizing onions and shallots gave this everyday soup a big flavor boost.
This Avocado-Lime Sauce was the perfect accompaniment to my Chicken-Spinach Enchiladas. Fresh and brightly flavored!
Sea Salt and Pepper Crackers: Who knew homemade crackers would be so easy to make?
Belgian Waffles: Whipped egg whites for a light and crispy classic version and bacon & cheese for a tasty, savory twist!
Bucatini pasta gets a spring makeover with freshly picked Meyer lemons, arugula and fried lemon zest.
Mahi Mahi Tacos made with Homemade Corn Tortillas and Fresh Mango-Tomatillo Salsa. It's a fiesta of fresh flavor!
Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting: Made for Mother's Day. It's simple, sweet and perfect...just like my own mom.