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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

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Instant Pot Coconut Rice

Instant Pot Coconut Rice is the best side dish for the spicy Asian foods I love. It’s like regular rice, only better! Creamy coconut milk adds flavor and richness. Add … Read more

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Vietnamese Summer Rolls

Vegan summer rolls are colorful, healthy, easy to make, and a delicious appetizer or light entrée. These Vietnamese summer rolls contain rice noodles, quick pickled carrots, other veggies, and herbs. … Read more

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Quick & Easy Cucumber Kimchi

Korean Cucumber Kimchi is a spicy, flavorful Asian condiment. It is ubiquitous on Korean tables, but makes a delicious addition to any rice bowl. This quick version, which isn’t truly … Read more

Low angle shot of two bowls of black beans garnished with cheese, cilantro, and lime juice.

Instant Pot Mexican Black Beans

Instant Pot Mexican Black Beans are super easy to make. And these black beans make a perfect side dish for tacos, burritos, enchiladas, or any other Mexican fare. Why make … Read more

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Chinese New Year—35+ Best Recipes

Chinese New Year is my kind of holiday—parading dragons, fireworks, and food (lots of food!). The dragons and fireworks are meant to scare off evil spirits and auspicious foods portend … Read more

overhead shot of air fried brussels sprouts, halved, browned, and crisp, in a wooden bowl

Crispy Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

Air fryer Brussels sprouts turn out perfectly tender in the center with crispy leaves around the outside. And they take just 15 minutes to cook! I love cooking brussels sprouts … Read more

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Whipped Feta Spread

Whipped Feta Spread is a new favorite appetizer. The tangy, salty, creamy dip with a punch of garlic and fresh dill is delicious scooped up with pita chips or raw … Read more