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Chinese New Year—35+ Best Recipes

Chinese New Year, or Lunar 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 … Read more

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Air Fryer Cornbread Muffins

Air Fryer Cornbread Muffins are tender, flavorful, and super quick and easy to make. There’s nothing that competes with homemade cornbread made—especially when it’s made from scratch and hot out … Read more

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Air Fryer Salt and Pepper Tofu

Air Fryer Salt and Pepper Tofu is so delicious, it will make even non-believers into tofu lovers! It’s crispy tofu cubes tossed with spicy chile peppers, crispy garlic, and a … Read more

a low angle shot of a bowl of cucumber raita with radishes on top

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, drizzled over biryani, with … 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

Overhead shot of a platter of summer rolls with peanut sauce.

Vietnamese Salad Rolls

Vietnamese Salad Rolls are colorful, healthy, easy to make, and a delicious appetizer or light entrée. These Vietnamese Salad Rolls contain rice noodles, quick pickled carrots, other veggies, and herbs—they’re … Read more

low angle shot of a white plate with cucumber kimchi on top

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

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