Posts Tagged ‘Vegetables’

  • 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.

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Red Pepper Soup

This fall has been all about soups for me so when I found this recipe I thought I would give it a try and it was wonderful! This red pepper soup can be served hot or cold with a dollop of crème fraîche. Serves: 6...

by admin on November 17th, 2013
No Comments  Soups, Vegetarian

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Chipotle BBQ Chicken Cobb Salad

This is one loaded salad that is full of delicious vegetables and protein. The chipotle BBQ chicken cobb salad pairs wonderfully with a light honey mustard or ranch dressing. Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1 chicken breast, cut into bite-size chunks 3 strips American-style bacon, chopped 1...

by admin on October 28th, 2013
No Comments  Salads

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Potato and Leek Soup

Since I’ve been on a soup kick I figured I might as well make an attempt at a potato leek soup — a soup I have never made before because I thought it would be difficult. It wasn’t at all! Serves: 4 Ingredients: 2 large...

by admin on October 14th, 2013
1 Comment  Soups, Vegetarian

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Purple Cabbage & Vegetable Soup

This colorful soup requires quite a bit of prep work (chopping vegetables) but the cooking process itself is easy. This is a great soup for making on a Sunday afternoon and will last you well into the week for a quick lunch or snack, not...

by admin on August 25th, 2013
No Comments  Soups, Vegetarian

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Šopska Salata

When you think of food in the Balkans, fresh vegetable salad is not the first thing that comes to mind. On the contrary, the Šopska Salata is a very popular salad originating in Bulgaria which can now be found on most menus in Serbia, Croatia,...

by admin on August 7th, 2013
No Comments  Ethnic, Salads, Vegetarian