Because I can never get enough of roasted red peppers, here is yet another (addictive) slightly spicy dip, this Red Pepper Sambal Muhammara Dip recipe.
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The only zucchini recipe you need to cook before the season ends: Zucchini Rajas Salmon Tacos recipe.
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Because we like the Indian cucumber-yogurt sauce, raita, so much we could drink it, we decided to make it into a sippable chilled summer raita soup.
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My favorite sauce of 2013 tops broiled polenta for an easy, gluten-free, vegetarian appetizer recipe: Broiled Polenta Bites with Green Harissa and Feta.
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It’s the little things. Like, say, no traffic on the way across town.
In a city like Los Angeles, that only comes a few times a year and means that gridlocked commutes become breezes. This last weekend was a kismet intersection of Passover, Easter, and Spring Break that allowed the traffic gods to look kindly upon those of us who stayed in town. And I’m not complaining about staying in LA because this city is a whole other animal when you have it to yourself (or you and only 1 million other people, but who’s counting).
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A recipe for cumin and carrot farro risotto that’s as delicious on its own as it is served with your favorite roast.
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This month’s Pretty. Easy. is a healthy, wholesome vegetarian recipe for Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chipotle Chili.
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A riff on my childhood favorite B.R.C. (bean, rice, and cheese) burritos, this bean, quinoa, and cheese taco is a simple recipe that you could pull together for a last minute meal.
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A recipe for Spicy White Bean and Chicken Chili that’s perfect when you have house guests during the colder months.
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I really didn’t like TexMex. I blame it on overexposure to crappy quick service chain restaurants and the fact I never set food in Texas until a few years ago. But even more than TexMex, I really didn’t and still don’t like Taco Bell Mexican Pizza (although, as a tween I’d scrounge coins from my sister’s car and buy them on a regular basis). So, when I found myself in a TexMex restaurant in San Antonio, I was simultaneously intrigued and mortified to find a Mexican pizza on the menu.
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