Category Archives: Internationally Inspired

Gnocchi with Mushroom Cream Sauce and Seared Pork Chops

I love gnocchi – a delicious Italian potato dumpling. It’s typically served just buttered with some sage, but sometimes I like to get creative. Here is a recipe that uses fresh mushroom and is seasoned with rosemary and sherry. Add … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooker Chili Mole

I was craving chili. I love the spicy flavors and the smokey undertones that come from using chipotles. And I love coming home from work to a hot, easy meal that I can settle in and relax with. Although chili … Continue reading

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St. Patty’s Collection of Food

St. Patty’s is tomorrow – what are planning? We’re planning a weekend of Irish inspired food! Sound like fun? Well here are a few ideas for you to check out for your own Irish weekend – Erin go Bragh!

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Wonton Soup

In honor of the Chinese New Year, here is a deliciously satisfying soup for a cold winter evening. It sounds more complicated than it is – and it’s so tasty!

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Top Ten Recipes of 2017

What a great year we had!  So many visitors and supporters.  To you we say: THANK YOU!   Here are recipes for the top ten most visited posts of 2017 – If you’re looking for something great to cook that’s easy, … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Vegan Bean Burrito

This post has been contributed –  All opinions are mine alone  I like to go vegan from time to time, but there are some pretty tasty foods you miss out on when you go vegan. Thankfully, there are more and … Continue reading

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Churro Inspired Edible Dessert Cups

When I lived in Southern California we visited Baja on a regular basis.  One of my kids’ favorite treats were the churros you can by on the stands.  In case you don’t know what a churro is, it’s sort of … Continue reading

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Spicy Salmon Poke and Deliciously Simple Ahi Poke

Poke has become popular all over the country.  But what exactly is poke?  Pronounced Po-Kay, it is a raw fish dish that originated in Hawaii.  The word poke means “to section” or “to slice”.  It is typically made with soy … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo – Get your Latin Flavors On!

Today is Cinco de Mayo!  Some people think that this is the Mexican Independence day (sort of like our 4th of July), but it’s not.  Mexico celebrates the “Cry of Independence” on September 16 – celebrating the revolt of 1810 which … Continue reading

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Baja Fish Tacos – Close to Authentic

When I lived in Southern California, my family and I spent a lot of time in Baja.  We loved to go south of Ensenada to La Bufadora (the blow hole).  This beautiful place is located on the Punta Banda peninsula. … Continue reading

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