How to Cut Bell Peppers

How to Cut Bell Peppers

Slicing up bell peppers is easy, but you might not know how to remove the core and seeds. You also might not know that there are multiple ways to cut bell peppers and we will teach you how! Buddha Bowl Basics Buddha Bowl basics will show you easy ways to save money,...

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Shrimp Teriyaki Stir Fry Recipe

Shrimp Teriyaki Stir Fry Recipe

This Shrimp Teriyaki Stir Fry is quick and delicious! Shrimp cooked in teriyaki sauce is tender and has that wonderful mixture of salty and sweet flavors. This makes the perfect Asian dinner in minutes. We've partnered with Argo® Corn Starch to create this simple...

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Roasted Vegetable Buddha Bowl

Roasted Vegetable Buddha Bowl

In this Roasted Vegetable Buddha Bowl recipe, you'll learn: How to roast different vegetables, all at once, and cooked perfectly at the same time Cook ahead flexibility of a Buddha Bowl - make this meal in 30 minutes Customize your own bowl with different San-J...

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Pork Belly Lettuce Cups Recipe

Pork Belly Lettuce Cups Recipe

In this Pork Belly Lettuce Cups Recipe, you'll learn: How to cook superbly tender, succulent pork belly Essential step to cleaning pork belly before cooking How to finish pork belly to get crisp, caramelized edges So many Asian restaurants feature pork belly on their...

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Sous Vide Pork Belly Recipe

Sous Vide Pork Belly Recipe

What is Sous Vide? Sous Vide (pronounced "soo veed") is a method of cooking that allows you to create foods that are perfectly cooked, at an exact temperature in a water bath. That means the most perfect steaks, impossibly tender, yet juicy brisket, and velvety smooth...

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Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Orange-Almond Sauce

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Orange-Almond Sauce

I very rarely veer off my "tried and true" basic recipe for Vietnamese Nuoc Cham (dipping sauce with lime juice, fish sauce, chili peppers, sugar, water) for Vietnamese Spring Rolls. It's easy, predictable and I can make the sauce just by taste without...

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Pressure Cooker White Bean Chili Frito Pie

Pressure Cooker White Bean Chili Frito Pie

Prior to 6 months ago, my motto for beans was, "love to eat 'em, hate to cook 'em!" Cooking beans the regular old way requires forethought the night before to soak the beans. But the problem with that is that usually, the night before, I'm too full from dinner to even...

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Thai Seafood Curry Recipe

Thai Seafood Curry Recipe

This is one of my go-to dishes when I've run out of time, have barely any fresh ingredients in the house and in need of a spicy fix. Thai curry only takes 15 minutes to make, from start to finish, including the rice if you use my microwave method. The recipe is crazy...

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Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Slow Cooker Pork

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Slow Cooker Pork

I've been waiting MONTHS to share this video with you! We shot a series of cooking videos in Seattle back in June, when I was in town speaking at the BlogHer Food conference and tickling oysters.  The videos were produced by the National Pork Board and...

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Salt Cod with Potatoes over Rice – Bacalao Recipe

Salt Cod with Potatoes over Rice – Bacalao Recipe

This delicious Bacalao recipe serves up a flaked salt cod stew, married up with a whole host of colorful veggies. Give this traditional Portugese dish a try, you won't regret it! Why This Bacalao Recipe Is So Good An easy take on the classic Portuguese dish. ...

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Leftover Turkey Recipe: Turkey Gumbo

Leftover Turkey Recipe: Turkey Gumbo

I know it's a little early to think about Thanksgiving leftovers, but believe me, time goes by so crazy fast! Once the big meal is over, even after the late-night refrigerator raid (you sneak in and pick at the turkey in the refrigerator too, right?!), we'll always...

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Black Pepper Steak

Black Pepper Steak

One of my very first blogging friends is Bee from Rasa Malaysia. In the early days of the blog, we used to chat on the phone after my kids went to bed about the technical side of blogging -- silly acronyms like SEO, PHP, CSS and HTML. Back then (I say "back then"...

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Asian Steak Kabobs

Asian Steak Kabobs

We've been kabob happy lately, and it's all because of this man: click on photos to see where we were! and this man: My kids want to be Adam when they grow up. These two men wrote this book: Get this book! I know you'll love it! Chicken and Waffles on a Stick? hells...

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Tomato and Watermelon Salad

Tomato and Watermelon Salad

Jaden is knee deep in paint, tiles and packing boxes today, so she asked us to step in and tell you guys about this amazing tomato and watermelon salad. Today, we are introducing Zov Karamardian from the internationally acclaimed restaurant Zov's. Jaden had the chance...

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Seared Scallops with Creamy Sauce

Seared Scallops with Creamy Sauce

Wednesdays are the craziest days in our household. Not only do the boys get out of school 2 hours early each week, but Tae Kwon Do classes start at 5:45pm. Because the boys take separate classes, they normally don't get out until 7:30pm which means dinner has to be...

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Flank Steak with Goat Cheese on Toast

Flank Steak with Goat Cheese on Toast

While we were in Mexico for Food Blogger Camp back in February, I got a sneak peek at the photos that my good friends, Todd and Diane of White on Rice Couple shot of Cristina Ferrare's new cookbook. I'm sure you heard of Cristina - she's got a cooking show, "Big Bowl...

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Roasted Tomato Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup

Some of my most peaceful moments in my life was when I lived in San Francisco. I had a four-level rickety home that was built in 1929, and as you walked along the floors, the creak of each wooden plank reminded you it was built in 1929. My boyfriend at the time and I...

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10-Minute Thai Shrimp Curry

10-Minute Thai Shrimp Curry

My favorite shortcut dinner is Thai Curry, which I call my fast food at home. 10 Minutes is all it takes for me to get this from refrigerator to table. This is an easy recipe to customize -- any sort of sliced vegetables will work here, from sliced zucchini,...

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Middle Eastern Stuffed Zucchini

Middle Eastern Stuffed Zucchini

There are a gazillion things to do with zucchini, but making stuffed zucchini boats are has got to be the most fun way to eat, and that's by unanimous vote from all members of the family. This recipe, ripped out from Family Circle magazine, has been tacked on my...

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10-Minute Shrimp and Mushroom Thai Curry

10-Minute Shrimp and Mushroom Thai Curry

When all else fails, there's always curry to fall back on. Despite all the beautiful food you see on this blog, I do have my share of kitchen disasters (that blob of charcoal was supposed to be fried chicken). Thai curry is my "break in case of emergency" meal - as I...

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