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Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Crema and Slaw-5

17 Jul: Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Crema and Slaw

Buffalo cauliflower tacos with avocado overload from the crema and slaw are here to make all your vegetarian dinner dreams come true! I’ve been consciously trying to eat less meat each week, both for health and sustainability reasons.  I have this obsession with understanding how we will be able to…

Roast Chicken with Bread Salad-4

14 Jul: Roast Chicken with Bread Salad

This roast chicken may just be the best roast chicken you’ll ever have…and it may be one of the quickest too!  It’s that perfect combination of tender and juicy meat with shatteringly-crisp, golden-brown skin and well-seasoned all the way through.  With just enough forethought to remember to season your meat…

Ultra-Creamy Mashed Potatoes

13 Jul: Ultra-Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Here’s your new basic mashed potato recipe for any time mashed potatoes are called for…which is every meal, right?! These mashed potatoes are different because the potatoes are gently boiled (not a rolling boil!) to tender perfection in the same dairy you will later add to the potatoes after you…

Cherry Sorbet-4

12 Jul: Cherry Sorbet

Why must cherry season be so short?  Let’s live it up while we can. Sorbet is so refreshing because it’s generally not overly sweet, and has no dairy to overwhelm or cloud the fruit flavor.  And sorbet is a cinch to make…no making a custard or tempering egg yolks!  This…

Green Goddess Salmon Burgers

09 Jul: Green Goddess Salmon Burgers

Green Goddess Salmon Burgers are your new weeknight quick-fix meal!  The meal is prepped almost entirely in the food processor and after a quick sear in a hot pan, you will have something healthy and delicious on your table…and more importantly, in your mouth. I kind of have a hang-up…

Malawach-2

07 Jul: Malawach

This recipe is life-changing.  Time-consuming?  Yes, but worth it beyond measure. And it freezes well so you can make lots and have this any time you want. Malawach (or malawah) is a flaky flatbread from Yemen typically eaten for breakfast topped with tomatoes, boiled eggs, cheese and zhoug.  You can…

Turkish Eggs with Chile Butter-5

06 Jul: Turkish Eggs with Chile Butter, Labneh and Greens

A spin on çilbur (pronounced chulburr), the classic Turkish breakfast of poached eggs on a bed of thick yogurt, this version has labneh, poached eggs, sautéed scallions, the best ever Aleppo-Urfa chile butter, and a fresh green salad to start your day out right. This recipe comes from Botanica restaurant…

Labneh-3

03 Jul: Labneh

Here’s an incredibly versatile basic recipe for you!  Labneh is a thick and creamy strained yogurt that is frequently used in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern recipes.  Think cream cheese, but lighter and fluffier. Since I still can’t find this in the grocery stores around me, I decided to make from…

BLT Pasta Salad

02 Jul: BLT Pasta Salad

It’s July!  How is it July already?  Wasn’t yesterday only like 2010? This is a perfect July recipe because it screams summer.  This is a perfect 4th of July recipe because it is delicious and feeds a crap-ton of people. This BLT pasta salad takes all the elements of a…

Salted Chocolate Chunk Shortbread Cookies-2

29 Jun: Salted Chocolate Chunk Shortbread Cookies

Unless you live under a rock, you have probably seen these cookies-that-broke-the-Internet floating around Instagram and the web.  Does anyone still call it that?  Okay, so maybe you don’t consume the excessive amounts of food media that I do and follow every foodie/food blogger/chef on Instagram, but these are wildly…