Teriyaki Chicken Skewers

These Teriyaki Chicken Skewers are a balance of salty and sweet, with the piquancy of mirin and the headiness of garlic and ginger thrown in! Mirin is a Japanese cooking wine made from rice. It’s essential for a more authentic teriyaki flavor, but isn’t totally necessary. I’ve made this sauce many time without it, and it’s still great, but I … Read More

Sesame Noodles with Fresh Vegetables

I love Sesame Noodles in the summer! A tangle of noodles and vegetables coated in a nutty sauce with hints of garlic and ginger, all topped with fresh cilantro and green onions. This isn’t entirely authentic, but I love adding fresh vegetable and herbs to my Sesame Noodles. Not only does it make a well rounded meal out of them, … Read More

Chipotle Chicken Caesar Salad

Chipotle Caesar Salad is the spicy cousin to the classic version. It’s an utterly delicious change of pace from the normal. You can make it as mild or spicy as you would like. I wrote the recipe for a mild amount of spice, but I like as much heat as possible for more chipotle flavor. We’re a little addicted to … Read More

Kale Pesto with Vegetable Noodles

Kale Pesto is an unlikely deliciousness and it came about as many good ideas do – at Farmer’s Market! It finally occurred to me that kale could be used for something other than Green Smoothies. I asked one of my favorite farmers how she prepares it, and she said she makes pesto with it. Now that’s an idea I probably … Read More

Meat Lover’s Pizza Burgers

The idea for this Meat Lover’s Pizza Burger formed in my head while standing in line at Costco. A couple of us started talking about what we were going to make with the gigantic packages of 6 portabello mushrooms we were buying. One woman said that she likes to use them instead of buns for her hamburger and the other … Read More