Category Archives: Seasonings & Spice Mixes

Ancho Chile Rub

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We use this rub for a variety of dishes. I have posted at least 3 dishes using this rub so far and was in the process of posting another. So rather than try to figure out which recipe has this rub recipe, I decided to make it it’s own post. There is very little heat so don’t let the title scare you away. Give this a try. You will like it. Continue reading Ancho Chile Rub

Red Thai Curry Paste

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Nowadays Red Thai Curry Paste is readily available in grocery stores everywhere. So why in the world would anyone want to make their own red curry paste? Well, first, I like to play with food and try different things. As a result, I make my own chicken stocks, beef stocks, vegetable stocks, seasoning blends, etc. Second, and perhaps more importantly, once you make your own Red Thai Curry Paste you will never use store bought paste again, unless that is you run out of your homemade paste and are crunched for time. Third, making your own Thai Red Curry Paste is quick, simple and inexpensive. Continue reading Red Thai Curry Paste

Moroccan Spinach with Preserved Lemons, Garlic and Paprika Topped with Goat Cheese

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This is a fabulous side dish and went very well with the Steak Richard if I do say so myself. It is a wonderful way to fix spinach, is unique and packs a lot of flavor into a side dish. If you don’t try this dish then shame on you. Continue reading Moroccan Spinach with Preserved Lemons, Garlic and Paprika Topped with Goat Cheese

Seared Ancho Crusted Tuna with Fig Lime Glaze, Jalapeños & Cilantro

Seared Ancho Crusted Tuna with Fig Lime Glaze, Jalapeños & Cilantro

This recipe is from the Baby Lady to Adriana who wishes she was here for dinner tonight but had to take a raincheck. These photos are no substitute for the real deal.

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Sambal Olek

As I was furiously typing away posting the recipe for Minute Poke, I came to the section that mentioned Sambal Olek. Hmmmmmm. While I had the recipe in my computer cookbook, I had yet to post it here for whatever the reason. Maybe it’s because the blog is brand new and I haven’t gotten everything organized yet. Maybe it’s I forgot. GRRRR! Because certain seasonings can be used in different applications I am posting them here under Spice Mixes.  Anyway, so I can complete the recipe for Minute Poke, this is the recipe for Sambal Olek. Continue reading Sambal Olek