Tag: condiment

Grilled Eggplant Veggie Burgers with Smoky Hazelnut Pesto

Grilled Eggplant Veggie Burgers with Smoky Hazelnut Pesto

Memorial Day. Summer. Let’s grill. I always resist grilling, which is dumb because it’s so easy and, as someone recently pointed out to me, means no dirty dishes to clean (or at least a few pots and pans less).  I liked the sound of that, […]

Sweet and Spicy Salmon Burgers

Sweet and Spicy Salmon Burgers

You know, if the weather actually got it’s act together, we’d realize that it’s almost April, which means it’s almost May and burger season is upon us.   I hate talking about the weather but my state of mind relies on it: am I too […]

Labneh with Roasted Grapes

Labneh with Roasted Grapes

There is too much to do, not enough time, not enough hours, not enough arms, and what suffers is the food.  However, rather than reaching for the closest fast food item, I tend toward the opposite: less is more, and things like warm yogurt and […]

Kimchi Fried Rice

Kimchi Fried Rice

One pot dish of leftover rice tossed with freshly crisped bacon and spicy, tangy kimchi in this kimchi fried rice ‘Tis the season for carbs.  Well, more accurately in my house, ’tis the season to eat only those things that can be eaten out of […]

Turkey and Chutney Sandwich

Turkey and Chutney Sandwich

Thanksgiving leftovers get a simple but flavorful revamp with this turkey and chutney sandwich Hello, Friends! Pre-holiday buzz is in the air. Can you feel it? It’s quite exciting! Peaches, Eggplant and I are in DC for work this week, and then I’m staying through […]

Roasted Beet and Paneer Salad

Roasted Beet and Paneer Salad

Roasted beets and hazelnuts are tossed with fried panner and dressed with a creamy horseradish-dill dressing. We’ve made it through the week. Huzzah! Today’s recipe is from The Indian Family Kitchen, this month’s cookbook club selection.    To be honest, I wasn’t very excited about […]

Elote Dip

Elote Dip

Elote dip: roasted corn, mixed with yogurt, cheese, lime, cilantro and spices. I’m not sure about your neck of the woods but here in Chicago, summer street fest are all in full swing.  For us that means closed streets, more traffic, crowds, heat, cover bands (such […]

Lamb Biryani Bowls with Tomato Onion Salad

Lamb Biryani Bowls with Tomato Onion Salad

Briyani Spiced Ground Lamb Served with Spiced Cauliflower Rice and Topped with a Tomato-Onion Salad It’s hot. As I’ve said for the millionth time this summer. I’m sorry, but it’s just so all consuming. During this time of the year, I’m always trying to figure […]

Austrian Liptauer Pork Burgers

Austrian Liptauer Pork Burgers

Pork Burgers topped with Liptauer, a creamy, salty cheese spread Folks we’ve come to the end of our trip down memory lane. Welcome to Vienna. To recap: we ate our oats in Scotland, got a little messy in London, let go with some lesco in […]

Japanese Pork Curry

Japanese Pork Curry

Saturday folks, let’s make it happen. The chill was still in the air this week here in Chitown, so curry rather than salads seems appropriate and I have just the one: a delicious Japanese Pork Curry. Once a month I get a new cookbook and […]


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