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Mexico at Home: Shrimp Fajitas

Shrimp fajitas are one of my all-time favorite Mexican meals. Absolutely packed full of incredible flavors, the smell alone is enough to get my...

Sour Cream Ice Cream with Dulce De Leche Topping

I’m the girl at the frozen yogurt shop who bypasses the special flavors and toppings and fills up on the plain.  I love the tartness and the fact...

Spicy Cashew and Coconut Snack Mix

What do my favorite snacks, i.e. kettle corn, chocolate-covered potato chips, and Costco’s cashew, almond and pumpkin seed clusters have in common?  The irresistible...

Chicken with Chinese Broccoli, Thai Basil and Cashews

What to do when you can’t decide between Thai basil chicken, chicken with cashews, and chicken with broccoli?  Make this Thai-inspired dish that combines...

Melon and Chia Seed Faux Tapioca Pudding

Sure it’s kind of old-fashioned and I can certainly understand that it’s texture isn’t for everybody, but I love me a good tapioca pudding. ...

Fresh Mango Salsa

Every summer I get a little bit of produce envy when I read about the overabundance of zucchini and/or tomatoes in everybody’s garden.  Every...

Cherry-Infused Vodka

Since operation fridge and pantry clean-out is full still in effect, I thought I’d drop in with a post that’s more public service announcement...

South Indian Pineapple with Chile and Mustard Seeds

Soon after I’d made the rash decision to move to Hawaii, I was looking through the Oahu job classifieds online.  Sandwiched somewhere between the...

Indian-Spiced Creamed Greens

Creamed spinach.  It’s pretty good stuff, right?  I mean, even folks who hate greens and vegetables in general would probably be happy to eat...

Indian Asparagus with Shredded Coconut

I don’t know about you, but my Instagram feed and feed reader are clogged with photos of ramps and ramp recipes, respectively.   Unfortunately I’m...