Archive for August, 2010

entree, recipe

Pressure Cooker Short Ribs

Pressure Cooker Short Ribs

It’s just about the time of year I start to get really sick of summer. It’s been in the 80′s and 90′s every day for at least 4 months and [...]

August 31, 2010 × 5 comments

entree, recipe, sides & bites

Poblano Chicken Salad

Poblano Chicken Salad

I was never one to go for chicken salad. I thought it too mushy, too mayonnaise-y and bland. This was my stance on the ubiquitous cafeteria fare until I got [...]

August 26, 2010 × 15 comments

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Yellowtail Snapper with Corn Salsa

Yellowtail Snapper with Corn Salsa

Things I love about living in Miami: The beach is across the street and I can use it 9 months of the year. Abundant and cheap Cuban food. Cuban coffee. [...]

August 24, 2010 × 9 comments

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Corn, Bacon & Basil Spaghetti

Corn, Bacon & Basil Spaghetti

A few weeks ago I made a Corn Chowder with Bacon & Basil that I absolutely devoured. Fresh and seasonal, I loved the contrast between the sweet corn, smoky-salty bacon [...]

August 19, 2010 × 12 comments

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Thai Curry Mussels

Thai Curry Mussels

Those of you who know me, know that I have a rambunctious puppy named Mussels. Why Mussels? Well, we wanted to name her something food-related and she was the runt [...]

August 17, 2010 × 19 comments

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Heirloom Tomato, Olive & Goat Cheese Tart

Heirloom Tomato, Olive & Goat Cheese Tart

I was going to call this a “rustic” or “freeform” tart, but let’s be honest here. This is the tart of a lazy person. A person without one of those [...]

August 12, 2010 × 14 comments

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Key Lime Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

Key Lime Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

I grew up in Miami where Key Lime pie isn’t exotic or hard to find. It’s a staple dessert – on every menu, at every party and on the table [...]

August 6, 2010 × 23 comments

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Easy Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Easy Mediterranean Pasta Salad

I could use this space to complain about my crazy busy week, but I won’t do that. Isn’t it more fun to wax poetic about the wonders of pasta salad? [...]

August 4, 2010 × 5 comments