Category Archives: Savory

Spice Rubbed Chicken Tacos with Creamy Serrano Sauce

Summer is here! That means grilling. I was looking for a good spice rub recipe for chicken and was unhappy with what I found. I wanted something with complex flavors that would be delicious on tacos or in salads and … Continue reading

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Kale and red onions with white beans

Kale is versatile and hearty and one of my favorite dark greens to cook with. Whether I’m putting it in smoothies, soups, or just sauteeing it with lemon and garlic, the result is always great. This kale and red onion … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Gyozas with Spicy Dipping Sauce

These gyozas are full of amazing flavor and veggies, and are great eaten alone or as an appetizer. They’re fun to make with someone in assembly line style. Depending on how you like your gyozas (or potstickers, dumplings, wantons) you … Continue reading

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Mom’s Hearty Vegetable Soup

I was at my mom’s house recently and she had a pot of soup simmering on the stove. I asked if I could try some and after one bite, it blew my mind. The flavor was so rich and deep, … Continue reading

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Polenta Pizza with Kale and Portabella Mushrooms (Vegetarian)

I received a vegan cookbook for Christmas and I absolutely love it! But, of course, I sometimes use the idea of a recipe and make it my own. This pizza is extremely delicious and also vegetarian; you could easily make … Continue reading

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Garlic Ginger Soba Noodles with Cabbage & Peanuts

These noodles do have quite a few ingredients, but the result is worth it. The sauce hits the right balance of sweet, savory, and spicy while the cabbage and peanuts give crunch and texture to the noodles. I use buckwheat … Continue reading

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Quick Nappa Cabbage Slaw with Lime & Jalapeño

I came up with this recipe when I had some extra Nappa cabbage and was delighted with the light, refreshing taste and versatility of the slaw. You can easily eat it as a side, or add chicken or tofu to … Continue reading

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Creamy Black Bean Dip

Bean dips can often be too stiff and break chips easily. I wanted to make something that had a lot of flavor and a smoother texture. This dip fits the bill; the caramelized onion and lime provide complex yet bright … Continue reading

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Crockpot Tomato Basil Soup

When I think of tomato soup I usually think of Campbell’s condensed tomato soup. While that is fine, sometimes I want something a little more refined. This crockpot tomato soup is extremely easy and simple, but the flavor is a … Continue reading

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Restaurant Style Roasted Salsa for Canning

This year I thought I’d try making a different kind of salsa than my—I will proudly say—wildly popular Super Simple Salsa for Canning. This one is similar, and a bit more work, but has more of a restaurant style flavor … Continue reading

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