Kousa Mashii, which translates as “stuffed squash” in Arabic, is a satisfying yet light preparation that’s popular across the Levant. The dish consists of hollowed-out zucchini filled with a mixture of spiced ground lamb and rice and slowly braised in cinnamon-accented tomato sauce until the meat is succulent and the […]
Piyaz is a flavorful Turkish navy bean salad full of fresh veggies and protein. Make it in 15 minutes for a full meal or healthy mezze dish!
There are a lot of “Best fried chicken recipes” out there, many try to imitate the famous KFC secret recipe, in fact you can see my version here. Now this is not a KFC copycat recipe. But read on… So why try and make something yourself when you can simply […]
This comforting dish mimics the fall-apart potatoes that soak up the savory stewed meat juices in a Moroccan tagine, but you can also just think of it as a warm potato salad. Small golden potatoes are boiled until fluffy, then dressed with a combination of bright preserved lemons (plus their […]
As the weather warms up and a fresh breeze fills the air, this Lemon Kale Caesar Salad is sure to become your favorite. This refreshing salad is to be served with warm, grilled chicken on a bed of romaine lettuce and kale, garnished with shaved parmesan cheese and fresh lemon […]
Today I’m going to introduce you to the Korean way of making a pork cutlet, called “donkkaseu” in Korean. It’s an iteration of the Japanese tonkatsu which was the Japanese take on the European schnitzel. It’s a hot, savory, breaded pork cutlet, and my version is served on a bed […]
Regarded as the best known Hungarian dish after goulash, paprikás csirke is considered by some researchers as one of the four staple dishes of the Hungarian cuisine, along with gulyás, pörkölt, and tokány. It is a traditional, simple, and homey dish prepared with only a few humble ingredients. Although there […]
Perfection achieved! Best Sous Vide Chicken we ever had! These chicken thighs were absolutely amazing. They are flavor packed and it will not disappoint you.
How to make simple but classic SALMON cakes with diced peppers, onion, and celery!
This is an easy yuca recipe. Yuca is a popular root that makes a nice change from your average potato dish. Our Cuban friends have been cooking up yuca with garlic and onion for years, inspired by our favorite Cuban restaurants in Florida. The combo of yuca, garlic, onion, and […]
The dish is exactly what it sounds like: pieces of cooked chicken breast and chopped romaine lettuce tossed with Caesar dressing and rolled up into a big tortilla. Croutons make the texture interesting, amping up the crunchiness of fresh lettuce. Flavor-wise, it’s like a milder version of chicken shawarma, the […]
These intensely aromatic grilled lamb chops from The Slanted Door in San Francisco are packed with the flavors of lemongrass, shallots, and Thai chiles. Lamb chops have plenty of fat, which can make them prone to flare-ups on the grill. Turn them often and move them around so they brown […]
Add this salad into your rotation for a healthy dose of omega-3s and vitamin D. Sardines are a sustainable fish, low in mercury, relatively inexpensive, and delicious!
This Brazilian hearts of palm salad is irresistibly good…and ridiculously easy to make. What I love about this dish is how a couple of cans of artichoke hearts and hearts of palm can transform a simple summer salad into an exotic tropical side dish. The creamy lemon-mustard-garlic dressing brings […]
Well this is the recipe that I served them with; a super simple, super lite coleslaw. What makes this coleslaw so lite you ask? Well that my friends, is all about the Greek yogurt. It’s no secret these days that Greek yogurt is a great way to lighten up […]
Delicious grilled Mexican street corn salad recipe is a fiesta in a bowl! A healthy salad packed with fresh vegetables and creamy chipotle yogurt dressing.
Panera Strawberry Poppyseed Salad is loaded with fruit and tender chicken. Delicious poppyseed dressing drizzled over the salad makes the dish even better.
The flavors in this salad are fantastic. The heartiness of the walnut and the apple were the perfect tint of winter which, combined with the fennel and chives that reminded me of early spring, made for the perfect “transition salad” between seasons. Ideally, you should probably slice your fennel […]
Spring rolls or summer rolls are a Vietnamese delicacy known as “gỏi cuốn”. Depending on region, salad rolls were made differently. Some vegetarian families make vegetarian spring rolls rather than meat spring rolls. However, the typical ingredients include slivers of cooked pork (most often cha pork sausages), shrimp, sometimes […]
We love smoked fish and in this recipe its not an exception. We buy our smoked fish, whether its Salmon or Moon-Fish (warm blooded fish) from our favorite place in Morro Bay California, Giovanni’s Fish Market. We usually make our tostadas by coating tortillas with olive oil and then […]
The combination of tahini and fish will be a treat to those who haven’t tried it before. Creamy, runny, nutty tahini, imported from Lebanon, Palestine or Israel is delicious with salmon and roasted vegetables.
Goma-ae, sometimes also spelled Gomaae or Gomae is a Japanese side dish. It is made with vegetables and sesame dressing. One of the most common versions, often found at Japanese restaurants in the West, is served in the form of a spinach salad, mixed with sesame sake sauce or […]
“What I like best is that these eggs can be used in a thousand different ways: They are perfect on their own as a snack, or on an English muffin (eggs Benny setup), in pasta, or cut up and mixed into a salad,” Christina Tosi says. You can vary the […]
Yee Sang, Yu Sheng or Prosperity Toss is a refreshing appetizer consisting various ingredients that is served during Chinese New Year. This dish is believed to bring you abundance and prosperity. The tradition is to toss everything high and it is okay to make a mess. While you are […]
Seared shrimp cooked in browned butter infused with honey, garlic and lemon juice. Simple ingredients, maximum flavor.
Confetti Mac and Cheese is a twist on the classic! This tasty One-Pot Mac and Cheese is blanketed with a deliciously easy cheesy sauce and loaded with veggies! For a quick club or event dish, just use leftover or frozen veggies and store bought ready to serve Mac and Cheese. […]
Chicken Shawarma is a popular gourmet sandwich that you can get at Middle Eastern restaurants. Marinated chicken chunks are mounted on a large rotating skewer and then roasted slowly to perfection against a gas burning grill. Due to the unavailability of such industrial roasters at homes, Chicken Shawarma has typically […]
Low Carb Turkey Pesto Roll Ups make the best low carb turkey sandwich with cucumber, deli turkey, cheddar cheese, pesto, and fresh veggies. These low carb and keto-friendly "sandwiches" with turkey, cheese, and pesto all wrapped up in cucumber slices are easy to make for a quick lunch or […]
Reviews: I made half this recipe for two of us and it was GREAT!! plus quick and easy. I made the full amount of sauce and glad I did because it is so good! I nuked the asparagus (green) and the prosciutto doesn't need to be sliced because it's […]
Seven superfoods never tasted so good!
Make a delicious cream gravy that is fail-proof and delicious with Better Than Bouillon. This recipe could be made in five different flavors with the variety of Better Than Bouillon bases seen below. I used Roasted Beef Base, but it would be equally delicious with Roasted Garlic, Chili, or Seasoned […]
This large bottom-feeding fish visits every January from the Delta, pecking at the bottom with is "vacuum" hose like mouth for morsels of fish that died during winter storms. The meat holds up well on the BBQ and tastes a lot like chicken. This is also where caviar comes from, […]
Browsing in my local supermarket the other day, I spotted a living salad tray that contained Chinese spinach. It’s not something I have ever encountered before, and in truth, it’s not actually that different from the ‘regular’ spinach you find on supermarket shelves, though it does release a deliciously […]
Growing up my mom had a salad a day and there was a 100% chance she topped it with a deliciously sweet store-bought poppyseed dressing. To this day, poppy seed dressing is my favorite salad dressing of all time. I just love how simply delicious it is AND how […]
There is nothing quite like Grilled Pork Chops with Cinnamon Peaches served with Corn on the Cob for a late summer night meal. You can add a green salad to add more vegetables and make this meal stretch a little further too. But for us, this is all we need […]
Copycat Panera Spicy Thai Salad with Chicken flavorful, yet healthy
After visiting the Habit Grill for their delicious hamburgers, we were surprised to find their salads are just great as well. Their Santa Barbara Cobb is a favorite, so here is our copycat recipe.
One of the easiest things to make and often overlooked when having steaks, chops, fish, or vegetables. Create these easy flavor bombs ahead, freeze, and use as needed. Stored in an air-tight bag, you’ll have go-to, fabulous flavor at your fingertips. Stores for months in the freezer and one week […]
An ultra-simple salad/salsa/side dish, Peruvian Red Onion Tomato Salad requires only a few ingredients, takes a few minutes of active prep time, and is a perfect accompaniment to many of your favorite dishes!
A super delicious asparagus, tomato and feta salad drizzled with an easy balsamic vinaigrette. This salad uses few ingredients but they’re all powerful in flavor creating an incredible salad that you won’t be able to stop eating!
Here’s a super-easy and popular snack. You can make do with two 6-lb cans of chili or make your own chili. A bag of salad mix and at least three bags of Frito Lay chips (small ones are better than dippers). Add some garnishes: Shredded cheese, fresh-chopped onion, pickled […]
This is a modified version of Pacific Rim salad with Lemongrass and Asian Flavors
A delightfully crunchy and satisfying bean salad bursting with Mediterranean flavors, including lemon, garlic and fresh herbs. This healthy salad is vegan and gluten free, but mostly just delicious!
A good chickpea salad, that is low-fat and high in protein
Roasted cauliflower, cucumber, and fresh kale come together in a quick salad recipe
This is a standard raw tuna (poke) salad served in most Hawaiian homes. Although unconventional, it is sure to please the more adventurous seafood lovers. Be sure to use fresh tuna for the very best flavor, although fresh frozen tuna will produce acceptable results. 2 h 15 m In a […]
The quintessential summer salad with lots of lycopene. Tomatoes and watermelon are a match made in heaven! Perfect with grilled meat on a hot day! This is best served at room temperature. Dress the salad right before you eat it
Refreshing Jicama Salad. Easy to make and this cools the palate if you are eating spicy food like our Camarones Diabla. This jicama citrus salad from the Yucatan is known as “Xec” or “Xe’ec”, which comes from the Mayan word for “Ensalada” (salad). It is also known by other […]
This bread, with its mellow tang, is perfect for those who like their sourdough bread noticeably sour, but not mouth-puckeringly so. For extra-sour flavor, add 1/4 teaspoon sour salt (citric acid).
Arepas define Venezuelan cooking. These thick cornmeal patties are griddled, then baked, and then stuffed while warm with anything from white cheese to this zesty chicken salad with avocado mayonnaise (Johan Santanas first choice). The salad is named in honor of Susana Duijm, Miss World in 1955 and a popular […]
This is by far the best carrot salad I have ever had. It is a wonderful chewy and just the perfect sweet carrot salad.
This is a really delicious, light salad.