Chorizo, wild rice, and parmesan stuffed butternut squash: a fun and flavorful fall recipe | Tasting Everything

Squash Recipes: Best Ever Chorizo and Wild Rice Stuffed Butternut Squash

  This healthy and gluten-free roast butternut squash stuffed with chorizo and wild rice was amazing! I love squash recipes in the fall! With Mom out of town for work, Dad has a tendency to go a little stir crazy on his own, so the other day I headed over to their house to distract and have […]

Healthy, simple, and delicious baked sweet potato fries. A gluten-free vegan recipe that's incredibly tasty and simple to make | Tasting Everything

Healthy Sweet Potato Fries With Cilantro-Scallion Dipping Sauce

Snack time! Trying to be at least reasonably responsible, a healthy snack was the right decision. Healthy sweet potato fries needed to happen! This lonely sweet potato has been sitting on my kitchen shelf, staring at me for several days. There was no plan for what to do with him. The last time I went out for […]

Basic and Szechuan-Sesame Chili Oils: fun and easy ideas for DIY holiday gifts | Tasting Everything

Two Chili Oils and a Hot Sauce – Simple DIY Gift Ideas!

    As I mentioned in the last post, the time has come (“the Walrus said…,”) to use the pile of remaining peppers from the garden, and it occurred to me that these might actually be good DIY gift ideas! I decided on a first attempt at homemade hot sauce and also two different chili oils: […]

The Last Pepper Harvest of the Summer

Hot Sauce: or, My Favorite Magical Elf

Hot Sauce: How to Identify a Truly Awesome Human I have a serious thing for hot sauces.  It’s sort of a hot, burning, passionate, stomach-turning, skin-flushing, I-can’t-live-without-you, I-need-to-put-you-in-my-face sort of affair.  Generally, I buy the stuff three or four bottles at a time. I can’t get enough of it and I could never picture trying to […]

Duck Breast Red Wine Risotto with Roast Wild Mushrooms and Roast Blueberry-Ginger Sauce. A gluten-free recipe that pairs well with red wine | Tasting Everything

Red Wine Risotto, Duck Breast, Wild Mushrooms, and Winnie the Pooh

Reflections on Risotto, Duck Breast, and Winnie the Pooh. I had a great time cooking for a winery recently and I’m trying to make sure that I get all of those recipes on this site. There were two lunches that they needed catered, the catch was that every dish needed to pair with a very […]

Gluten-free vegetarian spring rolls with vegetables, crispy tofu and homemade peanut sauce. | Tasting Everything

Healthy Vegetarian Summer Rolls with Crispy Tofu and Peanut Sauce

  Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’,… As I mentioned in my last post, I was in the mood for summer rolls! Fresh, bright, simple, and something that would be really fun with the peanut sauce I made the other day. I decided to go with vegetarian summer rolls and use crispy fried sesame tofu, but they would be just […]