Pumpkin and Cayenne Chili
Pumpkin is good in coffee, but man oh man, it’s amazing in chili. The slight sweetness lets you pile on the heat without making it crazy hot. It just has layers and layers of flavor. Jedd and I have had this for dinner for the last three days, and I’m…
Blackened Fried Green Tomatoes
Every summer I buy green tomatoes. Every summer I say I’m going to deep fry them. Every summer I get randomly intimidated by the idea, and I don’t. This summer, I finally did.
Sesame Gochujang Salad
This salad has heat. And by heat, I mean some lovely, lingering spice. Which means it would be perfect to bring to a picnic, or even to the batting cages on a super hot afternoon. “But, if the salad is spicy, why would you want to eat it when it’s…
Chorizo and Lentil Salad with a Chive Vinaigrette
‘Tis the season for summer parties. And this is a fun dish to bring to any gathering of friends and family. Smoky chorizo flavor is played up with a warm smoked paprika vinaigrette and fresh chives.
Turkey, Kale and Lemongrass Fried Dumplings
This is an inadvertently healthy (adjacent) dish. Sure it’s fried, but it’s shallow fried for about a minute. And it has as many vegetables as it does meat.