Category Archives: Salty

Green Pea Pesto

I sort of fell in love with this pesto. I found fresh English peas and needed to have them. I had tomatoes, cucumber, basil, and mint in the garden and I had recently found Bufala Mozzarella (the easiest for those … Continue reading

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Creamy Green Gazpacho with Queso Fresco and Toasted Pepitos

When I was 13 my mother took my sister to visit colleges. That was also the week of Spanish class presentations at my high school. With my mother and sister away from home, I came home with a “recipe” from … Continue reading

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Salt and Pepper Cocoa Shortbread

I created these a long while back and brought them along to a picnic. I forgot all about them but my 3rd base-playing friend, LB, did not. She reminded me of how much she loved those cookies several times over … Continue reading

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Coconut Tapioca Pudding with Mango and Roasted Mung Beans

  Well hello again. I’ve been away, literally and figuratively. I’ve taken a break from the blogging world (but not from cooking) and I was off in Thailand recently. I could go on and on about the food I ate … Continue reading

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Pasta alla Norma

This is a recipe I fell in love with during my semester in Italy a million years ago. Our Regional Cooking Instructor was a master. I tasted everything we made, relished everything he brought us, and went every place he … Continue reading

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Tortilla de Acelga

Miramar is a small seaside town just outside of Mar Del Plata, Argentina. It’s where Argentines go for the summer to relax, unwind, avoid the the city’s oppressive heat, and to be with family. I went in February for about … Continue reading

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Never Thought I’d See the Day… Vegan and GF Mac n’ Cheese

Seriously though. I never thought I’d be eating gluten free and vegan macaroni and cheese. Isn’t that just straight up gluten and dairy? Mac’n’Cheese is a comfort food though and sometimes you need a little comfort. It’s what we ate … Continue reading

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