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Mirepoix and Sautéed Chicken with Mirepoix and Fresh Herbs

The definition of mirepoix in its core is a ratio of three vegetables used in classic French cooking. They are a trio of aromatic vegetables. These vegetables are a combination of carrots, celery, and onion. Combined, these three vegetables…

Spaghetti Squash Recipes

Spaghetti Squash with Turkey Meatballs 1 spaghetti squash (about 3 pounds), halved lengthwise Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves,…

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo 3/4-pound tomatoes (about 2 medium), seeded and finely diced (1 1/2 cups) 1/3 cup chopped cilantro 1/4 cup finely chopped white onion 1 small fresh jalapeño or serrano chile, finely chopped, including seeds, or more…

Watermelon Jalapeno Margarita

Watermelon Jalapeno Margarita 8 cups cubed watermelon 1 1/2 cups white tequila 1/2 cup orange liqueur (such as Triple Sec) 1/2 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup Simple Syrup 1 to 2 jalapeño peppers, thinly sliced Cracked…

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Recipe with Cilantro and Jalapeno

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Recipe with Cilantro and Jalapeno 8ounces (3 to 4 medium) tomatillos, husked and rinsed Fresh hot green chiles to taste (1 or 2 serranos or 1 jalapeno), stemmed 2large garlic cloves, peeled 6 sprigs of fresh…

Feta Stuffed Pepper

Feta Stuffed Pepper 2-3 large or 4-5 small, Cubanelle peppers 1/3 pounds of feta cheese 1 tablespoons of olive oil 1 heaping tablespoon of finely chopped parsley ½ small hot pepper (of your choice, jalapeño works well), finely…

Fish Tacos with Quick Cabbage Slaw

Fish Tacos with Quick Cabbage Slaw For the slaw: 1 small cabbage, shredded (about 4 cups) 1 small carrot, grated 2 to 3 green onions, thinly sliced 1/2 to 1 whole jalapeño chile, seeded and minced, optional 1 clove garlic,…

Strawberry Salsa

Strawberry Salsa 1 1/2 cups chopped strawberries 1/2 cup chopped peeled kiwifruit 1/2 cup chopped cucumber 1/2 cup chopped red onion 2 tablespoons chopped seeded jalapeno pepper 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro or mint …

Cranberry Avocado Salsa

Cranberry Avocado Salsa 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons honey 1 minced jalapeno 1/4 cup red onion, chopped 2 ripe avocados, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 3/4 cup halved cranberries 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro,…

Garden Corn and Black Bean Salad

Garden Corn and Black Bean Salad 4 fresh ears of corn, husked and cleaned or 2 cups frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 fresh jalapeno chile pepper, seeded and finely chopped* 1 15 - ounce can black beans,…

Baked Shrimp with Tomatillos

Baked Shrimp with Tomatillos 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 medium onion, chopped, about 1 cup 1-2 jalapeno chiles, seeded, minced 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 lb tomatillos, chopped Salt 1/2 cup clam juice OR 1/4 cup water* …

Pico de Gallo Fresh Tomato Salsa

Pico de Gallo Fresh Tomato Salsa 3/4 pound tomatoes (about 2 medium), seeded and finely diced (1 1/2 cups) 1/3 cup chopped cilantro 1/4 cup finely chopped white onion 1 small fresh jalapeño or serrano chile, finely chopped, including…