This is one of my favorite easy, make-ahead party snacks. For this brined walnut recipe, the nut sit in a sweet-salty brine overnight before getting slow-roasted so every bit is infused with flavor.
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I’m by no means the first person to make kale chips, but I am a huge advocate of kale chips as a healthy snack option. My first kale chip experience was courtesy an adventurous hippy friend who’s alway on the lookout for new food finds. After a taste, I was a fan and would buy…
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In case I haven’t made it clear, I have major love for chickpeas. Their nutty, sweet taste is thoroughly addictive, which is why I use them everywhere from salads and stews to veggie burritos and sliders. So you can imagine how jazzed I was the first time I tried fried chickpeas. When I was working in…
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School keeps starting earlier and earlier each year, but I still think of Labor Day as the official back-to-school kickoff. That’s why I’m dedicating this week to school-worthy (make ahead and transportable) kid-friendly recipes that are healthy and (mostly) vegetarian. I cooked these recipes today for a family-friendly picnic at the Los Angeles-based food fest, The Taste and while they’re fab eaten together, they’re also great on their own.
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“Overly zealous shopping is the mother of invention.”
Ok, I know that’s not the saying, but it may as well because it’s certainly the case in my kitchen.
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A few years back, pomegranates became the fruit du jour and, by now, it’s quite apparent they’re here to stay. So, you’ve probably had your fair share of pomegranates, but have you cooked with them? If not, it’s a serious must.
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After my appearance on Access Hollywood Live the other day quite a few of you have asked for those recipes, so here they are. Have a great holiday season and let me know what you decide to cook up!
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