Curried Quinoa, Wild Rice, and Veggie Salad

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This salad was inspired from my lunch at the CIA run pop-up bakery in San Antonio last month. It combines quinoa, wild rice, peas, carrots, and radish. . . . → Read More: Curried Quinoa, Wild Rice, and Veggie Salad

Honey and Sriracha Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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Follow me as I am inspired by a new restaurant’s menu that leads to our Easter dinner. What was on the menu? These sweet potatoes, deviled eggs with pickled mustard seeds, grilled leg of lamb, and quinoa salad. . . . → Read More: Honey and Sriracha Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Goat Cheese Soufflé with Garden Salad for C.L.U.E.

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Christy, aka the Culinary Diva, was my assigned C.L.U.E project for this month.   April’s theme was to be all about spring vegetables and Christy’s blog was full of possibilities.   (Christy is a banker by day but is also a “food enthusiast, wine aficionado, Food & Cooking Channel fanatic, and cookbook bibliomaniac,  who suffers from . . . → Read More: Goat Cheese Soufflé with Garden Salad for C.L.U.E.

Blue Hawaiian for #PartyLikeAMadMan

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Giveaway alert! Win a copy of The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook as we celebrate the season finale. . . . → Read More: Blue Hawaiian for #PartyLikeAMadMan

Smoked Turkey Salad with Raspberries (or Strawberry-Spinach Salad with Hot Pepper Dressing)

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You be the judge. Compare my original recipe with what was printed in Taste of Home. . . . → Read More: Smoked Turkey Salad with Raspberries (or Strawberry-Spinach Salad with Hot Pepper Dressing)

Pickled Mustard Seeds

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You know I love to pickle everything….chard stems, grapes…now mustard seeds. . . . → Read More: Pickled Mustard Seeds

Spring Breakin’ (2015)

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Follow me to San Antonio on a much needed Spring Break trip. Of course there was lots of food and fun involved. . . . → Read More: Spring Breakin’ (2015)

Spaghetti Carbonara

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Spaghetti Carbonara is one of my all time favorites and this recipe comes from my favorite food writer of all times, Ruth Reichl. Join me for this month’s Cook the Books feature, Reichl’s Comfort Me with Apples. . . . → Read More: Spaghetti Carbonara

St. Patrick’s Day Spiked Cupcakes with Boozy Frosting

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all! This month’s Food ‘n Flix selection is The Quiet Man, appropriately set in Ireland. These cupcakes are loaded, literally, and contain Guinness, Jameson’s and Bailey’s. . . . → Read More: St. Patrick’s Day Spiked Cupcakes with Boozy Frosting

Anadama Bread

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A bread full of seeds and goodness….why the weird name? Keep reading. . . . → Read More: Anadama Bread