Tag Archives: SPICY

Spicy Tuna Rolls

Ash and I needed to do some planning for our mom’s 60th birthday dance party, and her husband Brock had the weekend off, so I lured them to the Westside with a promise of food.  Making sushi was Brock’s idea, … Continue reading

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Curry Slaw

For the Fourth o’ July, we were asked to bring a slaw-ish side.  While the traditional mayonnaise version is delicious, we decided to go a little less traditional and make a curry slaw inspired by a restaurant in Napa called … Continue reading

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Bibimbap (Korean Fried Rice)

Bibimbap is one of those satisfying, all-in-one type dishes that once you have it, you want it again and again.  I came across a recipe that made bibimbap into a homemade, healthier, vegetarian version.  I have now made it about … Continue reading

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Enchilada Meatloaf

First and foremost, a big big apology for not having meatloaf photos in this post.  Ash and I made meatloaf for our family Hanukkah party, and the camera wasn’t working at the time, so we cooked without snapping pics.  Then … Continue reading

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Peking Lamb Stir Fry

Since my hubby had a rough week at work, I offered to cook him something special for dinner.  His request was “lamb.”  I wanted to make something tasty but also healthy, and with leaner meat.  Thanks to Food & Wine, … Continue reading

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Summer Lentil Succotash (and as a wrap!)

Following on my theme of making delicious foods with yummy, fresh in-summer produce, this recipe uses cherry tomatoes and corn to bring out the best of summer.  You can eat these lentils on their own, or as a wrap (that … Continue reading

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Stone Fruit Thai “Sauce”

I was browsing through a friend’s cookbook collection last night and came across an interesting one called “Eat This Book” that contained simple, flavorful recipes.  The first part of the book was fresh herb “sauces,” and this recipe was inspired … Continue reading

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Spanish Chickpea Stew

I don’t know about you all, but I am a big fan of chickpeas, and when I saw a recipe in the Moosewood Restaurant Celebrates cookbook for Spanish chickpeas with saffron and paprika, I was sold.  This stew is adapted … Continue reading

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