Do Chua - Vietnamese Pickled Carrot and Daikon Radish traditionally served in Banh Mi sandwiches.
Relishes, Jams and Jellies, Vegetables and Salads

Do Chua: Vietnamese Carrot and Daikon Radish Pickles plus Tasty Tuesdays

Today I am going to show you just how easy it is to make Do Chua, the Vietnamese carrot and daikon radish pickles that no self-respecting Banh Mi sandwich would be without. Crunchy, vinegary with just a touch of sweetness, this relish is incredible on sandwiches, in a wrap or as a crunchy side dish.The… Continue reading Do Chua: Vietnamese Carrot and Daikon Radish Pickles plus Tasty Tuesdays

Watermelon Gazpacho - Cold fruit and vegetable soup made easily in a blender, perfect for hot summer days. gluten free and paleo options
Soup, Vegetables and Salads

Watermelon Gazpacho with Goat Cheese – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

This month's Crazy Ingredient Challenge ingredient's had me stumped at first: Watermelon and Goat Cheese. Then I had a vision in the middle of the night. I love it when that happens, don't you. Watermelon Gazpacho served with goat cheese crumbles. PERFECT, especially in this summer heat.   The Crazy Ingredient Challenge is similar to… Continue reading Watermelon Gazpacho with Goat Cheese – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

30+ International Recipes to help you celebrate the Olympic Spirit of International peace.
Appetizers, Beef, Beverages, Breads, Cheese and Eggs, Desserts, Main Courses - meat, Main Courses - meatless, Pasta, Pork, Poultry, Rice, Soup, Vegetables and Salads

International Recipes for the Olympics plus Tasty Tuesdays

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio are right around the corner, so this week I compiled some fabulous recipes from across the globe to get you in the spirit.   I'd be here all day if I posted recipes from every country that will be participating in the Games, but I did my best… Continue reading International Recipes for the Olympics plus Tasty Tuesdays

California Style Corn Salsa - Just a few simple ingredients mixed together, then chill and serve as a salsa or side dish. Corn, artichoke hearts, red peppers
Relishes, Jams and Jellies, Vegetables and Salads

California Style Corn Salsa

Summer is here which delicious fresh corn is almost in season. If you want a little different way to serve it as an appetizer or side dish with minimal effort, this scrumptious California Style Corn Salsa is just the ticket. Salsas have come a long way of late, combining all kinds of ingredients with all… Continue reading California Style Corn Salsa

Appetizers, Beef, Breads, Main Courses - meat, Main Courses - meatless, Pasta, Pork, Poultry, Soup, Vegetables and Salads

12 Glorious Garlic Recipes for National Garlic Day

April 19th is National Garlic Day. Another day another national food celebration. But this is garlic! The stinking rose. Definitely celebration worthy in my book. I use plenty of garlic in my day to day cooking and could have compiled a much longer list for you of great garlic recipes. Instead a culled it down… Continue reading 12 Glorious Garlic Recipes for National Garlic Day