This is one of my favorite “instant” sides — it doesn’t leave my mouth with a residue of garlic powder and other indecipherable ingredients, and it sure is quick. (With all of the Near East blends, you may consider only using 1/2 package of seasoning to reduce the sodium content.)
Sear & season salmon, wrap in chard and bake.
Everyday salmon gets a refreshing makeover when wrapped in large blanched chard leaves, and I encourage you to try it. This is a recipe I will absolutely make again — perhaps experimenting with a different fish fillet. If you’ve the time to recreate the entire recipe, I’m signing off jealous!
Coming out of this pandemic, I wouldn’t want to be friends with the woman I’ve become. My new best bud, for example, is a squirrel named Rachel who stops by daily for granola. Our relationship is grounding. She understands me, gets me more than my pre-apocalypse friends. In my uniform of near-blacks and grays, my swishing bushy ponytail and … Full recipe post »
My kids gave me an Instant Pot for Mother’s Day. Both passionate cooks, they told me they couldn’t imagine life without the contraption. But, to be honest, I rolled my eyes when opening the box—the last thing I need is another kitchen gadget cluttering my counters. That’s until I spied a yogurt button on the panel. I can make … Full recipe post »
Taste buds prickle; wanderlust triggered. An Argentine barbecue (asado)
enticed me to Patagonia. A friend gave me a vial of ground sumac berries--4 months later I was
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