Simple, healthy, and delicious grilled steak, eggplant, fingerling potatoes, and chili-cranberry sauce | Tasting Everything

Grilled Steak and Eggplant, Roast Fingerlings, and Chili-Cranberry Relish

It occurs to me that I’ve had a number of photos on my site for foods that I haven’t actually given you recipes for!  This grilled steak and eggplant with roast fingerling potatoes and chili-cranberry relish is one of those simple and flavorful dishes that is so rewarding to make and fun to eat! If […]

Bright and healthy coconut soup with mussels and rice noodles: a simple and delicious recipe | Tasting Everything

Bright and Healthy Coconut Soup with Rice Noodles and Mussels Recipe

Another perfect day for soup! Bright, fresh and tangy coconut soup with chilies and loads of briny mussels. Nothing beats a great mussels recipe!  The rain outside is falling steadily, pooling in the uneven surface of the raised beds in the garden. Wet little puddles of rain and mud reflecting the bright colors of kale, […]

A simple recipe for beautifully healthy salmon tartare salad | Tasting Everything

Healthy and Beautiful “Salmon Tartare” Kale Salad

Long, long ago (in a galaxy far, far…), I spent a great deal of time making salads and appetizers at a phenomenal Michelin-starred restaurant in San Francisco where I first learned how truly mind-altering a good tartare can be.  Salmon tartare, tuna, and beef were all on the menu occasionally as specials, in different forms with […]

Here's an easy to follow recipe for incredibly tasty pho-style soup with lighter-than-air chicken meatballs | Tasting Everything

Truly Tasty Pho-Style Soup with Lighter-Than-Air Homemade Meatballs

Hanging out with my family and in the mood for some toe-curlingly delicious soup on a wet and chilly day, (I like to eat soup on chilly days. Frequently. For real.) we settled on this seriously yummy pho-style soup with homemade meatballs. Inspired in part by Charles Phan’s book, The Slanted Door, we used his ideas for […]

Warm and Healthy Vegetarian Coconut Curry: a simple recipe for a deliciously warm soup on a chilly day. | Tasting Everything

Deliciously Warm and Incredibly Healthy Vegetarian Coconut Curry

  It is cold, grey, windy, raining, and beautiful. Naturally, that makes this the perfect sort of day for some soup. Not just any soup, but a creamy vegetarian coconut curry with lots of lime and a little kick. We’re watching my parents dogs this weekend, which means I’m currently sitting on a couch, covered in a […]

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: […]

Kimchi-Inspired Fermented Hot Sauce: an easy, no-cook recipe for a unique DIY gift | Tasting Everything

Fermented Kimchi-Inspired Hot Sauce

This is the recipe for a pretty simple no-cook hot sauce with kimchi inspired flavors that I mentioned in the last post. The idea here is to keep things easy, pulsing together big flavors and then letting them sit and ferment for 12 days or so to really create something exciting to eat. Print Yum Fermented Kimchi-Inspired Hot […]

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 […]

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Garlicky Roast Tomato Hummus – a healthy and creamy good time!

I am absolutely addicted to hummus, so since I was craving some this afternoon and am already sitting on a bunch of seriously yummy dried tomatoes and basil oil, I though that trying out a new hummus recipe might be a fun project for this afternoon! Any snack that’s high in protein, full of flavor, and […]