Posts Tagged ‘Spicy’

  • I am a web designer by day and a food enthusiast by night. I'm originally from the Fort Lauderdale/Miami area but moved to the west coast (first OR an now CA) two years ago. Prior to that I spent two years in France and Spain. Living in Europe not only made me a much more experimental cook, but also taught me about the importance of improvising in a recipe -- because on most days I could never find all of the ingredients I needed!

    I try to use fresh/seasonal market ingredients when available and I add hot peppers to pretty much everything (so watch out!). I hope you enjoy my recipes and feel free to share.

    Have fun browsing and even more fun cooking!

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Chicken & White Bean Chili

I remember first discovering white chili in Leavenworth, Washington as a child and it is still one of my favorite wintery comfort foods. I have cooked this Chicken & White Bean Chili recipe for many people and it is always a hit so remember to share...

by admin on November 12th, 2013
No Comments  Soups

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Spicy Sesame Beef Salad

I find salads one of the least boring foods, since there are so many possibilities when making them. Here is a non-traditional salad that is sure to stir up your lunchtime routine. Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1 flank steak, cut into thin strips 1 bag of...

by admin on November 11th, 2013
No Comments  Ethnic, Salads

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Spicy Vegetable Enchilada Soup with Fried Corn Tortilla Strips

It was time to clear out some leftover food in the house (again!) and what a better way to utilize corn, red beans and vegetables than make a wonderfully spicy vegetable enchilada soup?! One item I always keep on hand are bouillon cubes — just...

by admin on August 23rd, 2013
No Comments  Soups, Vegetarian

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Spicy Beef & Red Bean Chili

I wouldn’t typically make a chili in the middle of summer, especially a HOT summer like we are experiencing now. But for some reason it sounded good and I had a huge jar of red beans that needed to be used, so voilĂ ! Serves: 4...

by admin on July 28th, 2013
No Comments  Soups

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Vegetarian Thai Green Curry

In this recipe I cheat a little bit — I don’t make my own Thai curry paste. Who does? It’s mostly out of convenience, but also because I discovered an amazing and authentic Thai green curry paste several years ago. This dish still takes quite...

by admin on June 28th, 2013
No Comments  Ethnic, Mains, Vegetarian