• deli cup full of very bright pickled red onions

    Bright Pickled Red Onions

    Adding a beet to your pickling liquid makes these bright pickled red onions as bright as can be. Use them as garnish on appetizers and plated dishes, in sandwiches and salads, or just…

  • bowls of enchilada sauce and sour cream with a large beer and basket of large chips in background

    3 Ingredient Enchilada Sauce

    Before the story behind the sauce, this is a quick and easy 3 ingredient enchilada sauce. No chiles, only chili powder. An ode to Super Mex’s mild tomatoey enchilada sauce. Click jump to…

  • Fluffy Egg Salad Sandwich in Hand

    Fluffy Egg Salad

    Bourdain’s beloved Lawson’s Fluffy Egg Salad Sandwich  One Parts Unknown episode was saved on my DVR and one was airing that night. I didn’t think I was going to be able to bring…

  • Chicken and Ricotta Dumplings Soup in a white bowl and a blue placemat

    Chicken and Ricotta Dumplings

    Shopping-Centric Recipes I had to revamp my chicken & ricotta dumplings recipe. This new and improved “shopping-centric” recipe uses ingredients in amounts that you can buy in grocery stores. If you prefer to…

  • A bowl of soup with green and white garnish with cilantro and limes on side

    Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup

    Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup A shopping-centric recipe that uses ingredients in amounts that you can buy in grocery stores. Close your eyes and envision this: You find a recipe you want to try…

  • Chile Lime Dip surrounded by vegetables

    Chile Lime Dip

    I’m just going to come right out and say it. This feels silly. BUT, I felt like sharing right after I whipped up a batch to snack on. People often ask me what…