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This vegan soba (buckwheat) noodle salad is a great potluck dish that can be put together in about 15 minutes.
Honey, lime, cumin, garlic and cayenne give these wings an intensely savory, sweet-tart kick.
With its bright pink color and fun-to-say name, Chlodnik could give gazpacho a run for its money!
Buttermilk Sweet Corn ice cream is fabulous with a fresh berry sauce, or with berry pies or cobblers.
A tart chock full of mushrooms, shallots and herbs, with a crunchy cornmeal crust, goes great with a glass of Bordeaux
Chorizo & potatoes in a sherry broth, and some thoughts on "having time" to cook on weeknights
Buckwheat Galettes (savory crêpes) with leeks & ham recipe, and a meeting of Detroit DIY food enthusiasts
Steak & Mushroom Pudding with Stout, almost ready to go in the steamer (Daring Bakers April)
Vietnamese cabbage salad with shredded chicken or duck is easy, healthy, and best of all, incredibly tasty.
Madhur Jaffrey's Aloo Gosht, a spicy meat & potato curry from Pakistan. Make it with lamb or the more traditional goat.
What to do with a batch of Meyer lemon curd? I made lemon meringue tarts w/ graham crust and lemon-coconut crêpes
A recipe for an easy Tarte Flambée, and memories of my first trip to Alsace as a teenager
It's still citrus season, but not for much longer... make this Candied Kumquat & Coconut Sorbet while you still can!
Olive oil, Citrus & Rosemary cake. Rosemary symbolizes remembrance and fidelity.
Chicken, Chipotle & Chickpea soup- one of four recipes from my soup swap, and easy to make on a weeknight
Toasted cumin and deeply caramelized onions give this cheese soup multiple dimensions of flavor.
Acorn Squash with Paanch Phoron (5 Indian Spices) and a review of Modern Spice by Monica Bhide
Homemade graham crackers (made for the January Daring Bakers challenge)
Achiote seeds (aka annatto), used in a Puerto Rican-style shepherd's pie with yuca
Venison & Porcini Mushroom Ragu
We all love fancy holiday food, but if you need a break, this Garlic Shrimp Pasta can be made in minutes.
Cannoli with a "Turkish Delight"- inspired filling (cardamom, cinnamon, orange flower water...)
The weather's turning colder, but don't freak out- make this delicious Middle Eastern Beef & Freekeh Soup!
An aged tomme-style cheese from Dancing Goat Creamery Byron Center, MI , where we recently took a cheesemaking class
Even though I made this vol-au-vent, I swear I'm not a baker! (Daring Bakers Sept.)
Oven-roasted Roma tomatoes baked in a light custard with a cornmeal-rosemary crust= one sexy tart
Indian Dosas (savory pancakes) with curried chickpea filling & coconut sauce (Daring Cooks September)
Herbed potato salad with a sherry-walnut vinaigrette. Make it vegan-friendly or dress it up with bacon!
Pan-fried, pork-stuffed tofu squares, served on a bed of tomato sauce (recipe from "Into the Vietnamese Kitchen")
Better late than never (?)- my July Daring Bakers cookies, S'mores style
Ants on a Tree- a Szechuan pork & noodle dish from the book "Hungry Monkey" by Matthew Amster-Burton
A perfect gift for the guy who has everything? Homemade sausage! I made chicken bratwurst & Italian sausage for my dad.
If you're entertaining, consider pizza on the grill- it's easy, impressive and inexpensive! My friends loved it.
Sweet pastry crust spread with apricot-orange preserves and frangipane, AKA Bakewell tart (Daring Bakers)