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Simple Salsa Verde

Simple Salsa Verde

Salsa verde = green sauce. The name is as simple as this recipe. The name may be simple but the complexity of the flavor is not. Roast. Puree. Pour. Eat. Roasting tomatillos, onion, garlic and jalapeno changes and deepens the flavors of these vegetables and aromatics. It softens the harsh edges of the jalapeno and […]

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Fresh Spring Salads

    Spring time is here! Some of my favorite fresh vegetables and herbs are showing up in the farmer’s markets and grocery stores everywhere. Artichokes, asparagus, tomatoes and spring peas, all fresh from the farm. These five salads showcase some of these vegetables, and are perfect both for serving along with grilled foods or […]

Mint Chutney

Mint Chutney

Indian food is always on the top of my list of food I love to eat. The complex laying of spices and herbs, a myriad of vegetable based dishes, meaning I will be sure to eat my veggies that day. But it can be an intimidating food to cook, even for a trained chef. That […]

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It’s My Blogiversary

March 17, 2009 a little blog was born. The first post wasn’t long, merely a welcome message. But it was a beginning. Now, all of these years later, the little blog that could is still here. Posts are a bit sporadic these days, but there are still posts. My recipes are still created by me […]

Corned Beef

Corned Beef Step-by-Step Tutorial

Corned beef is one of those foods that has gotten marginalized due to its association with Saint Patrick’s Day. For many people, the only time they eat corned beef is in March. And that is a shame, as corned beef is a truly great meat, in my opinion. Of course, if you live in a […]

Vintage Recipe Booklets

Retro Recipe Booklets

How fun is this find?! Before the advent of computers and the internet, many food and appliance companies would offer pamphlets and books highlighting their products in recipes for the consumer. I found a treasure trove of these Retro Recipe Booklets, which belonged to my mother and grandmother. Among the metal recipe card holders, books […]

Superbowl Snacks

Last Minute Superbowl Snacks

Its that time of year. The commercials are getting their final edit. The entertainers rehearse their moves. The Superbowl Snacks are being planned and shopped for. Time for the football and food onslaught known as Superbowl 2016! Many have been planning their Game Day menus for months. Others haven’t even begun, and the game is […]

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Blue Spice Basil and Key Lime Mojito | Black Girl Chef's Whites

Blue Spice Basil and Key Lime Mojito

    I love a good mojito. It is probably at the top of my list of cocktails I imbibe occasionally. When I was a younger gal, I would always order a vodka martini, very dry, with an olive.  I could toss back a couple of those no problem. Well, maybe an occasional problem when […]

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The Lemony Cricket Cocktail

A great cocktail is a wonderful thing. I have been making my own limoncello for the last year, since my Meyer lemon trees produce huge amounts of fruit twice a year. Friends and neighbors start calling when they know those lemons are getting ripe, and we give away bags full of lemons, but I still […]

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