Banh Mi: there may be pork on this sandwich, but fresh carrots are the star.
Fun with Mustard Greens – and Jalapeno Peppers
Jalapeño Popper Grilled Cheese is the perfect sandwich with a kick.
Sweet, sour and savory tomato jam. This might just be my new favorite condiment.
Pad Thai with Baby Bok Choy and White Crab Mushrooms
Squash Puppies with Roasted Jalapeno Mayonnaise
Spicy Black Eyed Pea and Tomato Summer Stew
Hot Pepper Pasta Salad with Roasted Corn and Cilantro
Roasted Salsa Verde and Roasted Tomatillo Guacamole Recipe
Okra Marinating in a Jalapeño Buttermilk Marinade -- About to Become Fried Okra!
Spicy black-eyed peas with bacon
Grilled Turkey Burgers with Pear-Jalapeno Slaw
Use what you have on hand to make a refreshing garden salsa!
For crying out loud, don't turn on the oven when you make jalapeño poppers! These charred up nicely on the grill.
Chili Lime Margarita - spicy sweet & tangy perfection
Garden fresh salsa - tomatoes, onion, and cilantro with a spicy kick from a jalapeno pepper.
Nachos made with chili, bacon, cheddar cheese, onions, tomatoes, and jalapenos...AND served with sour cream, salsa, and bacon guacamole!
Spicy Dill Refrigerator Pickles - so crisp and with a wonderful kick. No canning required!
Watermelon Jalapeno Margaritas. Perfect cool drink for a nice summer burn.
Thai Shrimp and Grits, an Asian twist on an iconic dish.
Pickled Chiles (Chiles en Escabeche) - perfect for summertime!
lemon basil fish tacos with jalapeno raita
A three-ingredient summer salad: corn, avocado and jalapeño.
Light, flaky, golden cheddar jalapeno biscuits. Another adventure from this culinary student; these were made in Baking class, day 1.
Kick the heat with this watermelon cooler with a twist !
Cool, refreshing pineapple mango salsa with peppers, onion, lime juice and herbs. A no-cook summer side for grilled chicken, fish, pork or sandwiches and quesadillas.
What to eat on hot summer nights & recipe for Versatile Black Bean Salad
A jalapeño and cilantro pesto stuffed burger
a fresh, light take on the traditional margarita. (don't forget the jalapenos!)
Spicy Lime and Cilantro Coleslaw- made with yogurt instead of mayo!
Our spin on Mexican street food spikes a ground pork burger with ancho peppers, and finishes with a pineapple salsa.
Lamb with Green Chili Masala. Piquant, savory and meltingly tender.
Spicy flax seed nachos with black beans, jalapeños, yellow peppers, onions and mozzarella. These are the best nachos I have ever eaten - seriously.