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Chipotle Mango and Coconut Rice Pudding

Last month I traveled to Avery Island, Lousiana to visit the home of Tabasco. It was two days spent completely immersed in the operations and history of Avery Island, the McIlhenny Family and Tabasco sauce. You can see photos of my trip here. Along with the trip, I’ve been asked to create recipes using sauces… 

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Pastelon | Layers of ripe sweet plantains, savory meat filling and cheese. | - @thenoshery

Pastelón (Sweet Plantain “Lasagna”)

There are a lot of dishes that make me think of home, but, there is not doubt that my favorite is Pastelón. It’s one of those dishes that I don’t get to enjoy often so when I do its a real treat. If you’re not familiar with pastelón, your life is incomplete. It’s basically a lasagna but,… 

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Lemon Chicken and Dumpling Soup | Light lemony broth with tender chicken and herb dumplings. | - @thenoshery

Lemon Chicken and Dumplings

The first time I ever had chicken and dumplings I as probably about 11 years old. We were living in Georgia and a friend’s mom had made a big o’ pot of chicken and dumplings. I’ll be honest…I looked at this bowl suspiciously. It was nothing I had ever tried or found remotely familiar. My 11… 

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Brussels Sprouts and Ricotta Toast

Yesterday a miraculous thing happened. It was like a regular day. I woke up, got dressed, walked the dogs and settled in for a busy day. Then as I sat at my table working on some images I notice a bright yellow light streaming through my window. “What could the source of such light be?”,… 

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It’s Been Three Months in Our Tiny House

It’s been roughly three months since we moved into our little camper with the dream to save money and build a home. Many of you have asked how are we doing, how do I cook in such a tiny kitchen or have we frozen to death yet?  I have answers to all those questions and… 

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Roasted Beets and Carrots Salad with Burrata

A deep freeze can really put a person in a deep funk. We’ve been living in our little camper for close to three months now, and this week was the first time that I seriously considered packing up and moving into a hotel room. It was cold! I mean stinking cold, and I had a… 

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Sancocho (Puerto Rican Beef Stew)

It’s crazy cold outside right now. I never thought that when I moved to Texas the temperatures would dip below 25 degrees!   Cold weather like this calls for a warm hearty stew.  Something to warm the soul and fill the belly. Without a doubt my favorite stew is Sancocho, which translates as stew.   In… 

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One Pot Creamy Pasta | A simple and savory pasta sure to please the whole family. | - @TheNoshery

Chicken and Artichoke One Pot Pasta

Before the holidays and before, I got in the car and drove half way across the country I was working hard to get things done. I had work to do; clothes to clean and pack and errands to run. It was a string of non-stop days. In the midst of all of this busyness, I… 

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Spiced Ancient Grain Hot Cereal

I know that 2015 officially started on January 1 (obviously) but, I don’t mentally start the year until the first Monday of the New Year. Call it procrastinating or being in denial but, it’s how I roll. It’s like diets. Diets always start on Monday. There is something about the new year that gives you… 

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Top 10 Posts of 2014

  Today is the last day of 2014. *mind blown* Some days drag on and then suddenly it’s the last day of 2014. Tomorrow we will wake up to a new year. The new year normally does two things. It will compel you to do better or be better. Which, ultimately makes you look back on… 

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new year's eve appetizers

Get the Party Started Appetizers

The end of the year approaches. January 1st is when many of us write out a list of resolutions of things we want to do better or how we want to look better. But, before the list writing begins 2014 deserves a proper send off. Today I collected some of my favorite appetizers to help… 

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