Chilled Sesame Soy Soba Salad

Chilled Sesame Soy Soba Salad

Scrumptious! All right. Enough with the alliteration. Let’s get down to business. This recipe was inspired by one of my favorite chefs, Mykl Wu. He alerted me to …

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Say “Hello!” to Ciao Biscotti

Say “Hello!” to Ciao Biscotti

See that gorgeous toasted coconut biscotti in the photo? Ask for “biscotti” in Italy, and you might not get one of those “fancy nut-filled, chocolate-drizzled …

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Jam with Every Food Fits at the D.C. State Fair!

Jam with Every Food Fits at the D.C. State Fair!

Greetings friends! You know how much I love to make jam, right? It makes a wonderful gift to give anytime of year. BONUS: I haven’t …

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Cold Soba Noodles with Salmon, Kale & Avocado

Cold Soba Noodles with Salmon, Kale & Avocado

Cold noodles make me think of pasta salad. And just the idea of pasta salad makes me think, “Ick.” Why? I’m not sure, but I think …

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Better-than-the-Restaurant Cashew Chicken (or Tofu!)

Better-than-the-Restaurant Cashew Chicken (or Tofu!)

And it’s healthier, too! Tastier and healthier? Now that I have your attention… Homemade cashew chicken packs in vegetables like onions and sweet peppers with lean chicken …

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*Here’s* the Beef! Stew

*Here’s* the Beef! Stew

Hearty beef stew. Doesn’t that sound great? What’s that? You’re a vegetarian? Ah, well, try this mango and black bean stew (substitute chicken for more …

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Quick Bites: Twisted Vines on Columbia Pike

Quick Bites: Twisted Vines on Columbia Pike

Thanks for stopping by for a quick bite, my friends. This is a new feature I’ll run occasionally with food photos and descriptions, and perhaps …

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Home Cooking with Marcus Samuelsson & His Spicy Shrimp Falafel

Home Cooking with Marcus Samuelsson & His Spicy Shrimp Falafel

Marcus Samuelsson‘s new cookbook is just fabulous. (And you could tell him so in person this week in Washington, D.C! But more on that in …

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Piece-of-Cake Salmon Cakes

Piece-of-Cake Salmon Cakes

“Mix a couple dozen ingredients…” “Prepare to batter and fry…” Those recipes – ubiquitous on the internets – for salmon cakes didn’t appeal to me. I …

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Challah French Toast Bake – HOLLA!

Challah French Toast Bake – HOLLA!

Everyone at your brunch table will “holla” for this dish. It’s like eating cake for breakfast, but healthier. I modified this Serious Eats Challah Bread Pudding to …

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