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How to Make Smoked Salmon

Smoked Salmon is a really easy starter recipe for anyone new to smoking foods. This recipe is so simple that it is hard to even call it a recipe. The … Read more

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Pancit Bihon Noodles with Chicken

Pancit Bihon is an irresistible Filipino recipe that’s is easy to make and delivers traditional Filipino flavor. Perfectly chewy rice noodles are stir fried with chicken and veggies, then seasoned … Read more

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Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper Soup

Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper soup, made with ground beef or ground turkey, is a healthy, easy, and deliciously satisfying meal. It has all the flavors of your favorite stuffed peppers, … Read more

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Shichimi Togarashi

Shichimi Togarashi is a magical Japanese condiment. Sprinkle this mixture over rice bowls and other dishes to add flavor and crunch. It’s perfect on fish, meat, rice, or noodle dishes. … Read more

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Easy Veggie Pad Thai

Veggie Pad Thai bought from street vendors, served on paper plates and showered, by me, with assorted spicy condiments, forms the basis of some of my best memories of my … Read more

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Pollo Pibil (Yucatecan Achiote Chicken)

Pollo Pibil is a deeply flavorful dish from Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. With complex flavors of achiote paste (made from ground annatto seeds), sour orange juice, and spices, this chicken is … Read more

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Lemon Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons are a guilty pleasure for me because I am a serious coconut lover. These Lemon Coconut Macaroons totally hit the spot because they are chewy, sweet, and full … Read more

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Indian Spiced Lentil Soup (Dal Soup)

Indian Spiced Lentil Soup, called Dal Soup or Dahl Soup, is a simple and deeply satisfying vegetarian soup. With heady Indian spices, this hearty vegetarian dal soup recipe is loaded … Read more

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Easy Homemade Cucumber Raita

Cucumber Raita, that refreshing and cooling staple of Indian cuisine, is the perfect finishing condiment for an Indian meal. Serve it with spicy food like curries, as a dip for … Read more