Posts Tagged ‘cucumbers’

Ever since a Santa Fe girlfriends’ weekend, I’ve been craving a rice bowl meal.  This spicy tuna bowl relies on the salty rich tang of Japanese seasonings combined with wake-up your palate dressing and then it’s loaded with veggies.  Sriracha brings the spice instead of the usual suspect, wasabi, because we’re … Read More

I could have just named this ‘hearty main course salad’, but then I would be neglecting vowels that quinoa and aioli provide. Options abound with this full meal salad.  You can eliminate ingredients you don’t have or those you don’t like, but figs and quinoa are a must and I … Read More

Summer is almost here and we’ll all be busy grilling. We desperately need a cool side dish that delivers do-ahead service, stands up on buffet tables, avoids spoilage risk (hit the road mayo), and doesn’t threaten those swimsuit physiques (you too pasta salad). 

Both recipes, inspired by two well-respected chefs, relying on … Read More

Today, we salute the groundhog with a ground chicken Mediterranean wrap. What, you want pork balls? We are big fans of ground proteins mixed with herbs and seasonings because they are forgiving recipes that pack big flavor for low cost.  This same recipe would work just as well with lamb … Read More

‘Tis the season to be frenzied. Really. Every year,  the holiday spirit grabs ahold of me and I add one more DIY project to the list, squashing the jolly out like an ant on a Riverdance stage.

Last night, I finished Griffin’s fourth Secret Santa gift for school – the same school … Read More

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