How to make the easiest and most impressive appetizer ever! Raw citrus-marinated scallops with nasturtiums, blueberry, and avocado | Tasting Everything http://tastingeverything.com

Perfectly Simple Scallop Recipe: The Easiest Appetizer

  It’s so easy to get caught up in the idea that any meal worth eating has to be terribly complicated and require lots of cooking and impossible technique. Not true!  Even a scallop recipe as beautiful as this one can be an incredibly simple no-cook appetizer.  This idea that complicated cooking is the only way to have great […]

Making fresh ricotta at home: a fun DIY project that's incredibly delicious and rewarding | Tasting Everything

Rich and Creamy Homemade Ricotta: an Awesome DIY Project

  This is an incredibly rewarding DIY project! Creamy, rich, and decadent fresh homemade ricotta. Trying to find a solid and reliable recipe for homemade ricotta can be a challenge. It’s  is one of those things I’ve had to make over and over at different restaurants, sometimes with great success, and sometimes with abysmal failure. Not all recipes […]

Gluten-Free Pappardelle with Prosciutto | Tasting Everything http://tastingeverything.com

Pork Belly: It’s Homemade Charcuterie Time!

PORK BELLY!!!!!!!!! I have pork belly. Pure excitement!!   I don’t think I’ve mentioned the awesomeness that was the birthday I got from my fabulous dude a few months ago. It’s crazy cool! He built me a charcuterie fridge. Seriously! He repurposed an old refrigerator, added some temperature controls and humidity control, and now we […]

Top 5 gluten-free dinner ideas for a gorgeous winter day! | Tasting Everything

Top 5 Easy Gluten Free Recipes for a Beautiful Winter Day!

  The sun is shining and I can’t decide what to make for dinner tonight!  I need some great gluten free recipes. Seriously: it’s 66° today and it looks like it might get to 75° tomorrow, while back in the land of snow and ice where I spent most of my life, it’s 36° and will […]

Limoncello Day! | Tasting Everything

Limoncello in Progress! Looking for More Citrus Ideas

  Today I have my hands full working with an enormous haul of fresh lemons! It’s limoncello day, which is going incredibly well, but my arm will be falling off soon from all of the zesting of lemons that’s currently happening, so welcome to break time! Just thought it might be fun to jump on here and […]

Alaskan Halibut with Prosciutto, Olives, and Roast Beet Salad: a fresh and healthy recipe for a lunch or dinner that's filled with flavor! | Tasting Everything

Amazing Alaskan Halibut with Prosciutto, Olive, and Beet Salad

  In the mood for a big salad and lucky enough to have the world’s greatest aunt, we decided on a thick piece of halibut for dinner with a big fresh and raw salad with lots of thinly sliced prosciutto, whole roasted beets (who doesn’t love a good beet salad?), and fresh vegetables and greens. Simple fish […]

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, […]

Delicious and simple Thanksgiving leftovers: a recipe for turkey sandwich tacos! | Tasting Everything

Delicious Thanksgiving Leftovers: Guinness-Braised “Turkey Sandwich” Tacos

One of the smartest things that my family does before Thanksgiving is finishing whatever projects they can as early as possible. There are a lot of basic Thanksgiving necessities like turkey stock and gravy base that freeze incredibly well, and my parents are very good at being on top of this holiday. They will freeze and plan and […]

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 […]