Corn on the cob by stovetop, grill or campfire with ideas for toppings.
Savory Mushroom-Lettuce Wraps - celebrating my favorite fungal frenemy!
Home made salsa is a summer time staple- and perfect to top off a chicken fajita.
Strawberry Mango Jicama Salad
Perfect for Memorial Day and summer gatherings: Mexican "grilled" corn. Zesty, fresh, and easy to prepare!
Quinoa salad with Indian Cilatro Chutney dressing. Gluten free, and easily made vegan with chickpeas.
Carrot and Chickpea Salad
The secret is in the rub for this chicken tortilla soup.
Satay-spiced peanut butter sandwich
Roasted Sweet Potato Peanut Bisque. Sweet, spicy, salty, soup perfection.
Chorizo & potatoes in a sherry broth, and some thoughts on "having time" to cook on weeknights
Tabbouleh with chickpeas and artichokes makes a lovely summer side or a healthy meatless meal!
Creamy Cilantro Peanut Dressing
Chicken tikka masala and a review of Nigel Slater's Eating For England. A reflection on fusion food.
Avocado & Mango Salad - with some lime, chili powder and pickled ginger!
Add some color to your meal. Here is my mis en place for grilled halibut baja style tacos.
Going meatless on the grill... Grilled Vegetable Tacos!
Tips for grocery shopping and cilantro chutney pizza
Fire Roasted Tomato Salsa by Rick Bayless, my new foodie crush. It's tangy, spicy, salty, and absolutely addictive.
Pineapple, bell pepper, cucumber, cilantro salsa IN the pineapple! It's so cute!
Hummus four ways (plain, jalapeno cilantro, roasted red pepper and parsley scallion)
Asparagus, Mint, Cucumber, and Soy. Refreshing salad for the summer
Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette
Jody Adams' Halibut Braised in Ginger-Lemongrass Broth. With dishes like this, is it any wonder why she is dominating the latest round of Top Chef Masters.
Easy Chicken Pad Thai - I was able to find all of the ingredients right in our little podunk town's grocery store.
A vegan Purple Cabbage Slaw with Mango and cilantro/lime dressing
Cold Black Bean Soup
Salsa Verde Huevos Rancheros
Avocado Cilantro Sauce solves the problem of assembling all those taco toppings (recipe included)
The best darn guacamole around - homemade and with the perfect marriage of spices.
Mixed Paella with Chicken, Chorizo and Shrimp
Cooked in orange juice until tender and finished off in an ancho chile sauce, it screams out fiesta in every single bite!
Healthy take on a traditional Mexican appetizer. The only guacamole you will ever need to make again paired with healthy homemade Plantain ribbons. Everyone will love!