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Thai Salmon Stew with Smoky Roasted Vegetables

Thai Salmon Stew with Roasted Vegetables

  Thanks to my good friend Cheron, for this great recipe which was originally from “The Sunset Cookbook”. We have been sharing our recipes for many years and this Thai Salmon Stew with Roasted Vegetables recipe has been a huge crowd pleaser every time I make it. I have adapted

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Orzo with Calamari and Tomato

Orzo with Calamari and Tomatoes

I actually made this Orzo with Calamari and Tomatoes for lunch today because I had some fresh calamari that I needed to cook, I also had leftover chopped tomatoes, garlic and basil from the Italian Bruschetta I had made the previous day and lastly, I had a half of a

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Cornmeal Cake with Pinenuts

Polenta Cake with Plum Compote

Sometimes you just need a little cake. This Polenta Cake with Pinenuts is perfect on its own with a nice hot cup of coffee but I had made a Plum Compote the previous day and needed something to put it on so this is the pairing I came up with.

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Vegan split pea soup

Vegan Split Pea Soup

My Vegan Split Pea Soup is a quick and easy one to throw together. I had made some vegetable stock and needed to use it up, so I grabbed the remaining half of a package of  split peas that I had and I always have celery, carrots, onions and garlic

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Roasted Cauliflower with Spices

Roasted Cauliflower with Spices

The thing I love about cauliflower is its uncanny ability to absorb other flavors – take on other personalities like Sybil. It hides in the background letting other spices, flavors and ingredients take over. But don’t feel sorry for the lowly cauliflower especially this Roasted Cauliflower with Spices. It has

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Green Shug Hot Sauce

Green Schug Hot Sauce

There are no words to express how much I looove this Green Schug Hot Sauce! It is a flavor explosion in your mouth. It’s herby, hot, spicy, aromatic, and citrusy – so basically it hits on all of the flavors you would want in a condiment. Where does Schug come

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Healthy Vegan Falafel Sandwich

Healthy Vegetarian Falafel

I’ve always loved falafels whether in a sandwich or on a platter, with hummus and eggplant. I love those little fried balls of chickpeas and herbs. After devouring falafel, I often feel very full and heavy. This Healthy Vegetarian Falafel recipe however, solves that problem by broiling rather than frying,

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Red Lentils with Caramelized Onions

Red Lentils with Caramelized Onions

Red Lentils with Caramelized Onions is definitely one of the meals in heavy rotation at my home starting as soon as the temperature drops. The temperature dropped from 100º to 85º today so I went for it. This Red Lentil recipe is an Indian-style preparation like a dal where the

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Walnut Oil Vinaigrette

Walnut Oil Vinaigrette

If you consume as many salads and love eating salad as much as I do, it is crucial to have a variety of vinaigrettes in your repertoire. This subtle Walnut Oil Vinaigrette is simple but has more subtle flavors than the classic garlic vinaigrette. When making salad dressings, my criteria

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Salmon Burgers with Sesame Mayo

Salmon Burgers with Sesame Mayo

We all like to eat a mostly healthy diet and without a doubt one of the main foods that is always on the “healthy” list is salmon. These Salmon Burgers with Spicy Sesame Mayo will make the most reluctant fish eater a fan. Here are a few reasons to increase

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Introducing a collaboration between
Culver City Farmers Market
and My Studio Kitchen.
In my weekly visits to the market,
I’ll be checking out the fresh produce
from the farmers as well as the fish,
bread and cheese vendors to see
what’s new and what’s in season.
Then I’ll share my quick and easy
recipes with you. I’m hoping you will
find inspiration to try new recipes
and experiment with
new ingredients as well.







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