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Millet With Veal In Mushroom Sauce

Millet With Veal In Mushroom Sauce

If you’ve never had millet before, it’s probably something you should give a shot. It is part of the grain family, and the style of cooking it is similar to polenta, or corn grits. In fact, it even makes a decent breakfast porridge if you 

Grapefruit Sour

Grapefruit Sour

The grapefruit sour is a refreshingly tart drink that’s clearly part of the “sour” family. These drinks are those that implement heavy citrus flavors, or other acidic notes in building a tart cocktail. This grapefruit sour uses…grapefruit as it’s main citrus sour component. I did 

Sweet Potato Salad Bowl

Sweet Potato Salad Bowl

Growing up in California, these sort of healthy salad bowls seem like they’ve been around forever. It wasn’t a hipster trend, just a way of life. Healthy fresh fruits and vegetables in creative combinations are a staple in any salad bowl. Because of this, there 

Kofta Kebab (Şiş köfte)

Kofta Kebab (Şiş köfte)

I realize there’s no way to take this dish and make a post that’s going to make everyone happy. This is because there’s thousands of variations of kofta across dozens of countries and hundreds of cultures. At it’s base however, it is just a meatball. 

Tres Leches Cake

Tres Leches Cake

Tres Leches Cake is one of those classic Latin American recipes that Hispanic children grow up knowing and loving. It can be made a ton of different ways, but as the name implies it involves the use of three milks (tres leches). These milks are 

Apple Walnut Salad

Apple Walnut Salad

The apple walnut salad is perfect for cool summer evenings. Colorful and beautiful it packs delicious flavors and vibrant colors One of my favorite things about summer is making refreshing salads with a variety of fruits. Stonefruit is always a good choice, but so are 

Salmon En Croute

Salmon En Croute

The French words ‘En Croute‘ mean ‘in crust’ and that’s exactly what this dish is. All ‘plates en croute’ are just a filling (usually a piece of meat) wrapped in puff pastry and baked. You can see it popularly with Pâté En Croute, of which there’s 

Poppy Seed Dressing

Poppy Seed Dressing

This poppy seed dressing is an absolute favorite of everyone I make it for, and I hope it will be for you too! I love making homemade dressings and sauces. I probably haven’t bought something pre-made from the store (unless I’m travelling) in at least 

Apple Watermelon Salad

Apple Watermelon Salad

This isn’t your ordinary fruit salad, but it technically still is a fruit salad. Summertime means delicious fruit salads and potlucks with friends. This salad is the perfect mix of refreshing and delicious perfect for your next recipe. Only using three ingredients plus the dressing, 

Sardine Pâté

Sardine Pâté

After writing my article PÂTÉ: THE REASON FOR IT AT YOUR NEXT PARTY I started making even more than I had before. I guess it is partly because they are so easy and there are so many variations. I’m a firm believer in cooking being