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Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

This spicy roasted cauliflower is flavored with smoky cumin and chili powder, taking it from bland to bold and flavorful! I think I’ve mentioned a few times on this site how we love roasted vegetables—it’s almost the only way we eat them. And anything can be roasted: onions, squash, peppers, green beans…the roasting process adds …

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Herb Butter for Turkey or Chicken

Herb Butter is versatile and a great way to add flavor to roast turkey, chicken, fish, or even pork. You can vary the herbs for different flavors. This recipe uses sage, thyme, and rosemary, as well as several different spices.  There are several ways to make sure your roast turkey stays moist on the inside with …

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How to Make Enchilada Sauce

Authentic Mexican enchilada sauce for beef or chicken enchiladas with a richer, more intense flavor than canned enchilada sauce. Last week I made beef enchiladas for a friend and for David and me. They quickly became one of our favorite meals thanks to this authentic Mexican enchilada sauce. Most recipes for homemade enchilada sauce start with …

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Hans Rueffert’s Honey-Cumin Okra

Honey Cumin Okra is quickly sautéed in a skillet with garlic, cumin, and a touch of honey. The perfect way to cook okra in less than three minutes! If you don’t have this wonderful cookbook, Eat Like There’s No Tomorrow, by Hans Reuffert, then you need to order it today. I t’s full of beautiful photographs, …

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Black Bean Salad with Cumin-Lime Dressing

Quick and easy Black Bean Salad with a Cumin Lime Vinaigrette makes lunch or dinner fast and nutritious! Years ago, the Atlanta Journal Constitution ran a column each week called the 5:30 challenge. The challenge was for cooks to send in recipes that could quickly be made after work—5 ingredients put together in 30 minutes. …

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Slow-Roasted Pork with Caramelized Onions and Chipotle

Time to step away from the turkey leftovers and create something sublime and spicy in your kitchen. This is by far one of the best things I’ve ever made. Tender, slightly spicy pork seasoned with chipotle pepper and cilantro, simmered in dark beer and a little lime juice. A rustic Spanish dish that will transport your …

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Caramelized Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts, caramelized with a little brown sugar and spiced up with some chili powder and cumin…these are divine! My grandfather did not grow Brussels sprouts. He grew cotton for a few years, corn, peanuts and soybeans—and he would fall over laughing if he knew that people now pay good money to eat soybeans right …

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