Truly delicious, absolutely addictive awesome sauce! Spicy, tangy, creamy orange sauce that's gluten-free, dairy-free, and can be vegan too! | Tasting Everything http://tastingeverything.com

Seriously Awesome Sauce – Orange Sauce for Everything!

  I have a new obsession.  Orange sauce. It’s amazing on everything!!! Awesome sauce at it’s best.   So….the other day the awesome dude looked up after some intense online time and asked if I had ever heard of this “Mexican food-type orange sauce” that people were absolutely raving about. He said it sounded like a […]

How to make vibrantly healthy, incredibly yummy, gluten-free, and vegetarian simple grilled eggplant with tomatoes, peppers, basil, and feta. It's the best way to enjoy the flavors of summer! | Tasting Everything http://tastingeverything.com

Vibrantly Healthy Grilled Eggplant with Tomatoes and Feta

  Is there anything better than having a summer garden?   Nope! There’s absolutely nothing better than that! Being able to throw together a simple meal filled with sun-warmed and perfectly ripe tomatoes and eggplant just minutes after harvesting them is one of the most beautiful pleasures life has to offer. Naturally vegetarian, always gluten-free, and […]

The best corn recipes: How to make truly incredible triple corn polenta with fresh corn and seriously amazing corn-parmesan stock. It's gluten-free, vegetarian, and surprisingly simple! | Tasting Everything

Corn Recipes: Truly Incredible Triple Corn Polenta!

  We’re all about corn recipes right now at Tasting Everything! Corn on top of corn on top of corn! Today is all about gooey, cheesy, creamy polenta made with sautéed fresh corn and a surprisingly simple (but show-stoppingly amazing!) corn-parmesan stock. It’s summer layered on summer layered on ridiculously yummy!   Fresh corn is in season, […]

How to make the most addictive, I-just-can't-put-this-down, absolute umami corn on the cob recipe (vegetarian and gluten-free!) | Tasting Everything

Absolute Umami Corn on the Cob Recipe

  It’s corn on the cob recipe season!!! Welcome to summer!!! It’s that glorious time of year when the best produce  is at its peak and on the menu! Tomatoes! Eggplants! Peppers! Corn!!!  There was simply no way around it:  one gorgeous and perfectly warm late afternoon, I had to make this absolutely addictive corn on the cob recipe with I-just-can’t-put-this-down flavors […]

How to make deliciously cool and creamy homemade ranch dressing (gluten-free, refined sugar-free, vegetarian, and incredibly yummy!) | Tasting Everything

Deliciously Cool and Creamy Homemade Ranch Dressing

  What could possibly be better than a sunny and warm early summer afternoon filled with family, chilled wine, and cool and creamy homemade ranch dressing with a rainbow of crunchy raw vegetables?   With family unexpectedly in town for a few awesome days (or as long as we can convince a certain someone to stick around…), we […]

Unbeatable seasonal seafood recipes: how to make beautifully healthy (gluten-free!) cod with fresh, crisp vegetables, and smooth, velvety red pepper puree | Tasting Everything http://tastingeverything.com

Unbeatable Seasonal Seafood Recipes: Cod with Summer Vegetables

  Is there anything better than fresh and healthy seasonal seafood recipes? Not when you can make an amazingly bright (gluten-free!) and nutritious dish of gentle cod with pops of crisp fresh vegetables and smooth, velvety, and intense roast red pepper puree!   Helping out now and then at one of my favorite restaurants in the […]

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 […]

Crazy delicious charred corn salad with jalapeños and fresh herbs: a simple recipe. It's sooooo fresh and tasty! | Tasting Everything http://tastingeverything.com

Charred Corn Salad

  It was a gorgeous morning at the winery yesterday where I was preparing lunch for 20 people. I decided that one of the salads that I would make to go with my achiote pulled pork would be this charred corn salad recipe with red onions, jalapeños, and herbs.  It was warm outside and the […]

Bright and fresh cellophane noodle salad with calamari, chilies, and herbs: an easy recipe for a hot summer day | Tasting Everything

Cellophane Noodle Salad with Fresh Calamari, Chilies, and Herbs

    It’s so amazing to be living in Napa. Phenomenal ingredients everywhere; the freshest seafood, gorgeous produce everywhere, including my backyard, wines, oils, cheeses…the list is endless! A quick meal, even something as simple as a cellophane noodle salad, can be unbelievably rewarding.   Summer here can be extremely hot, but after a lifetime […]