Creative Christmas Cookies

20 Fun and Delicious Christmas Cookies One of the best parts of the holiday season is getting together with loved ones and baking delicious sweets and treats. Here we’ve collected some of our favorite cookie ideas to inspire holiday creativity. We found 20 of the cutest and most creative cookies around to give you plenty…

Tapado – Central American Seafood Stew

Tapado A Central American Seafood Stew This is one of those rustic dishes that first arose because of an abundance of product. Tapado was created due to an abundance of seafood, coconut, and plantains in the coastal towns of Central America. Like a lot of dishes originally created because of availability or affordability, it is…

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice   Rice is one of the most common and important foods in the world. Without it we would struggle even more to feed our growing population. It is a mainstay in diets from Asia to the Americas and there are a thousand different ways to prepare it. This is my absolute favorite….

Ceviche

Ceviche Ceviche is a very popular Latin and Caribbean dish. It comes in a thousand variations and every country or region in Latin America has their own version. It is typically made with raw fish cured in citrus juice and salt and mixed with spicy peppers. Some versions are made with shrimp, octupus or other…

Colcannon

Colcannon Colcannon is amazing! It’s a traditional Irish dish that comes in many variations. A delicious twist on mashed potatoes that adds some extra nutrition and flavor. Creamy, buttery mashed potatoes are mixed with kale, or another leafy green, such as savoy cabbage or spinach. It’s a great way to add some nutrient packed dark…

Easy Pesto Meatball Subs

Easy Pesto Meatball Subs These easy pesto meatball sandwiches were created out of a desire to keep it simple. Believe it or not, I don’t ALWAYS like slaving away in the kitchen all day, so sometimes I cut a few corners. This recipe uses a few store-bought ingredients so that you can throw it together…

Tacos Al Pastor

Tacos Al Pastor I have a deep love and passion for Mexican food. It has always been my favorite to both eat and cook. I love the depth of flavors and spice. I’ll take any excuse to cook with smoky chilies like ancho, pasilla, chipotle, and guajillo.  Growing up in California and taking several trips…

Back to Basics: Asian Sauces

How to Make Different Asian Sauces Time for another installment of my Back to Basics series! I know it’s been too long since our last Back to Basics post on Roasting Potatoes, but Heather and I have been very busy lately with some big plans coming to fruition soon! There will be lots of exciting…

Mexican Vegan Meatballs

Every once in awhile, while I’m doing my thing and Chefing Around in the kitchen, I make something so good, so delicious, that I just have to write the recipe down so I can make it again. This probably happens more often than not, and that was also the case with these Mexican Vegan Meatballs….