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avocado jai sauce in a bowl in hand

avocado aji sauce

Avocado aji sauce is my twist on the standard aji verde sauce that is often served in Peruvian restaurants. Packed with the same vibrant spicy and tangy flavors from jalapenos, cilantro, and lime. However, instead of mayonnaise, I use avocado.  This is one of those recipes that came about out […]

close up Cold Cucumber Yogurt Soup in a bowl with chili drizzle

Cold Cucumber and Yogurt Soup

Bulgarian cucumber and yogurt soup (Tarator Soup) is a refreshing and cooling dish. It is simple to make and does not require turning on the oven or stove. Picture this, it is a sweltering hot day and the last thing you want to do is turn on the stove or […]

Roasted Spaghetti Squash

Roasted Spaghetti Squash

I discovered spaghetti squash about 10 years ago and my life has never been the same. My interest was peaked by this mystery vegetable because of its ability to be used as a carb substitute. However, I fell in love with its crisp and light texture and flavor. Make in […]

Red Pepper and Feta Dip

Red Pepper and Feta Dip

Creamy, sweet, and salty red pepper dip made with roasted red peppers, feta, pomegranate molasses, balsamic vinegar, and walnuts. This wonderful and complex red pepper and feta dip will be your go-to dip. Made in the food processor with minimal work and effort. Just the way I like to cook. This […]

Corn and Feta Salad

Corn and Feta Salad

Check out this refreshing and seasonal corn and feta salad! Summer salads are my jam. This corn and feta salad is super simple and easy to make. It can also be made in advance and brought to the park, picnic, or patio. Easily adapted to include the fresh and seasonal […]

Garlic and Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Garlic and Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Garlic and cherry tomato bruschetta is a perfect appetizer for an afternoon in the park or in your living room. Simple and easy make as part of a cheese plate or to enjoy with a glass of wine. Perfect for a hot summer day when you don’t want to turn […]

Potato Salad

Creamy Dill Potato Salad

Delicious creamy potato salad flavored with mustard and dill. Comes together quickly and easily. Potatoes soak up the wonderful and assertive flavors to create the perfect bite. It can be made in advance and is the perfect dish to bring to a bbq or picnic. This is a super easy […]

Summer Spicy Corn Salad

Summer Spicy Corn Salad

Is it even summer if there is no corn salad? You will want to make this spicy corn salad all the time. It is full of fresh and simple ingredients which create a symphony in your mouth. Is that okay to say? How to make spicy corn salad: Cook the […]

Cooking in the World of COVID

Today the Governor of New York extended the PAUSE order for another month. We have been socially distancing for two months now and have at a minimum another month to go. It’s safe to say things are getting emotionally difficult. Very grateful for the health and safety of my family. […]

Greek Lemon Potatoes

Greek Style Lemon Potatoes

Greek-style lemon potatoes are my favorite way to cook potatoes. The great thing about potatoes is that they will snack in all the flavors around them. Which means they will taste like nothing if you do not properly season. These potatoes are full of delcious umami and lemony aromas and […]