Roasted Salsa Verde

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When my sweet co-worker brought me a bunch of her extra tomatillos, the first thing I thought to make was Mexican salsa verde. You can’t have salsa verde without tomatillos and since Mexican food is one of my favorite cuisines (okay, I’ll be honest – all cuisines are kind of my favorite), I knew that… [read more]

Breakfast Smoothie


Disclaimer: “This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Aloha, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #MyAloha #AlohaMoment” Living in West Virginia has made me adventurous. If you told me a few years ago that I’d be willingly jumping into river water, hiking through… [read more]

Brazilian Fish Stew + Giveaway!

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When I saw the recipe for Brazilian fish stew (also known as moqueca), while flipping through my friend Simone’s new book, The Zenbelly Cookbook, I knew I had to share it with my readers. Being married to a Keralite guy, I love fish stew, and like many Kerala fish stew recipes, this one also uses… [read more]

Habanero Salsa (fermented)

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I’m fairly risk-averse. I’d never go sky-diving or bungee jumping. The most adventurous thing I’ve done is white water rafting (something I actually really enjoy) and even then, I’m always ridiculously nervous before I go. But when it comes to food, I’m a different person. I am daring. I’m glad for it too, because otherwise,… [read more]