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Pan Seared Sea Scallops
December 11, 2015 - 12:50 pm in Restaurants
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Oh, Oovina!!! New Restaurant, GREAT Food!

New to the restaurant world, Ooviña is making noise as they enter this competitive industry. Located in the heart of Hells Kitchen on Ninth Avenue you will find Ooviña, a refreshing twist to your average Wine and Tapas Bar. Ooviña is not only visually captivating; it also offers a completely delicious…
Photo Courtesy of Suellen Pineda
October 15, 2015 - 11:00 am in Condiments, Culinary News, Recipes
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Tapado de Pescado y Camarones: Honduran Style Fish and Shrimp Coconut Soup

If you ask for ‘Tapado’ in Honduras, you will most likely get two options; ‘Tapado Olanchano’ and ‘Tapado Costeño (North Coast Style)’. The first one originated in the region of Olancho, eastern part of Honduras. They both have similar ingredients but the method of preparation are quite…
Kañiwa Stuffed Summer Squash
Kañiwa Stuffed Summer Squash 1.80/5 (36.00%) 5 votes

Kañiwa Stuffed Summer Squash

There's no much left of summer, but, there's still time to make a summery light and yummy recipe! If you love Quinoa, then you will LOVE Kañiwa! This tiny deep red seed is very similar in texture and flavor to Quinoa, including its superb nutrition profile. I came across Kañiwa thanks to a Peruvian…
Chicken-Kabobs
August 19, 2015 - 10:59 am in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Nutrition, Organic Foods, Recipes
Grilled Chicken with Mango and Nectarine Kabobs 4.50/5 (90.00%) 4 votes

Grilled Chicken with Mango and Nectarine Kabobs

Fire up the grill with these delicious and super easy to make kabobs. Just a few ingredients—that can be easily substituted with a variety of fruit—and you can make a superb dish that is not only yummy but also highly nutritious! For this recipe I used mangoes, which pack about 200% of vitamin C…
HLE_Croquettes
July 28, 2015 - 4:07 pm in Condiments, Recipes
Sweet Potato Croquettes with Chipotle Aioli 5.00/5 (100.00%) 1 vote

Sweet Potato Croquettes with Chipotle Aioli

Traditional Spanish croquettes or croquetas are small breadcrumbed potato fritters filled with meat, fish, or cheese. Their crisp golden exteriors yield to the bite to reveal pillowy potato and savory fillings of jamón serrano, cod, shrimp, manchego cheese, and morcilla or blood sausage. While traveling…
RH-Quinoa
October 12, 2013 - 5:21 pm

Quinoa Con Pollo on Reluctantly Healthy with Judy Greer

Watch Angie get food smart as she trades in rice for protein-packed quinoa in a classic rice & beans…
Mussels a la Valenciana
May 14, 2014 - 4:59 pm

Spicy Mussels a la Valenciana

Valencia is the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona and boasts the fifth largest…
Mint
February 5, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Mint: The Sweet, Organic Way To Improve Your Health

When we think of mint, we’re immediately reminded of sweet, Cuban cocktails and flavored ice cream,…
chef angelo sosa
June 30, 2014 - 8:33 am

Chef Sosa’s 8 Easy Outdoor Entertaining Tips

Just in time for 4th of July festivities, our good friend Chef Angelo Sosa shares 8 simple tips for…
Quinoa Burrito Bowl final
May 1, 2014 - 7:52 am

Keep it simple with this Quinoa Burrito Bowl

Any time I cook a grain, I like to make a larger batch than I need for the recipe I am preparing. This…
Mussels
July 25, 2014 - 9:09 am

All In The Family: A Weekend With My Culinary Idols

I come from a long line of chefs. My dad and his dad (my grandfather) are my culinary idols, with their…
Pepitas Trail mix_left
November 28, 2014 - 9:21 am

Wholesome Snacking with Pepitas

For those of you who have eaten yourself right out of your "turkey eatin' pants" and can't fathom the…
herb chicken
July 15, 2014 - 9:18 am

Herb Braised Chicken Thighs

Making a different chicken dish every time to avoid boredom can be tasking. With this tasty mix of herbs,…
5 food safety facts main
March 25, 2014 - 7:42 am

5 Food Safety Facts All Home Cooks Should Know

Even if you do not aspire to cook in a restaurant one day, all cooks need to know some basic safety…
gmo labeling
July 8, 2013 - 7:00 am

Whole Foods To Put GMO Label On Its Foods

Finally, a large food supplier is standing up to the GMO behemoths. We couldn’t be more thrilled about…
Plantain Shrimp Baskets
June 15, 2015 - 10:15 am

Plantain And Shrimp Baskets With Coconut-Peanut Sauce

Thinking about hosting a gathering for friends and family? Nothing against cheese and crackers or crudité…
homemade hummus 2
January 2, 2015 - 9:13 am

New Year, New You!! Creamy Homemade Hummus

Growing up I absolutely dreaded eating garbanzo beans (also know as chickpeas), my mom would often sub…
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