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Spicy Cilantro Pesto 1

Spicy Cilantro Pesto

August 26, 2014 - 10:13 am in Condiments, Recipes
Spicy Cilantro Pesto
4.5 (90%) 2 votes

Traditional pesto is an uncooked sauce made with fresh basil, garlic, parmesan or pecorino cheese, pine nuts and olive oil used in Italian cuisine that plays well with pasta and gnocchi. Here, we're replacing the basil with its leafy amigo cilantro, skipping…

smokey tuna tartare

Smokey Tuna Tartare

August 18, 2014 - 10:19 am in Recipes
Smokey Tuna Tartare
4 (80%) 1 vote

Tuna tartare has made an appearance on almost half the restaurant menus I’ve seen and I’ve tried almost every version. The mild flavor of the tuna…

summer tomato salad

Quick and Easy Summertime Tomato Salad

August 13, 2014 - 11:15 am in Recipes
Quick and Easy Summertime Tomato Salad
4 (80%) 2 votes

Tomato season is at its peak. Produce markets are full of all varietals from cherubs to heirlooms, but it won’t last long. For a simple snack or light…

Chef Edgardo Noel

Latin Chef Profile: Edgardo Noel

August 11, 2014 - 9:58 am in Culinary News, Healthy Tips
Latin Chef Profile: Edgardo Noel
5 (100%) 1 vote

Being a foodie, watching cooking shows it’s such a treat. We sometimes come across several chefs that catch our attention with their particular style but even more so when they use those ingredients that we grew up with and are staples in our Latin kitchens,…

Confetti Lentil Salad 2

Heart Healthy and Delicious Lentils

August 8, 2014 - 10:23 am in Recipes
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Out of all the ingredients in my pantry, I consider lentils a super star ingredient. Like other legumes, such as beans, lentils are an excellent source of dietary fiber with 16 grams per cup.  You may have also heard that lentils are good for the heart. That’s…