Vegan Jalapeño Poppers

September 2nd, 2021

You'll love the flavor and simplicity of these jalapeño poppers. No cheese? not a problem with cashew cream and nutritional yeast. A blender makes easy work and a piping bag a beautiful presentation. 3/4 cups raw cashews, soaked for 4-6 hours or overnight, drained 2 garlic clove 2 tablespoon nutritional yeast 1/4 cup coconut milk, cold is better, because it is thicker 1/4 cup chili sauce, I used my fruity and spicy salsa 1 teaspoon cumin 1/8 teaspoon xanthan gum (optional) salt to taste 10 medium jalapeño, halved and seeds, stem removed Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. and prep...Read More
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Fruity & Spicy Salsa

September 2nd, 2021

Unlike most store bought salsas this one has a fresh, fruity, and a spicy kick to it. Well paired with almost anything. Inspired by mole I created this salsa with apples, prunes, tomatoes, and chilies. Bottle up for your condiment stash in the refrigerator and make it a go to salsa for every meal. 3 guajillo Peppers 3 dried prunes 1 apple, tart, pealed 5-6 whole tomatoes (San Marzano Whole Peeled Tomatoes), from a can 2 garlic cloves 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon Mexican oregano, crushed It a stock pot fill 2 cups of water, bring to...Read More
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Vegan Eton Mess Dessert

August 18th, 2021

Vegan doesn't have to be bad, it is in fact delicious. Vegan Eton Mess dessert make eating vegan a treat. Aquafaba meringue is exactly like the real thing, and coconut cream practically duplicates whipping cream. Why not give it a try, even if you aren't vegan!...Read More
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Mexican Mole Rojo Recipe

July 29th, 2021

Mexican mole is one of those sauces that stand out every time when eating out. Know that it is worth the effort to prepare at home. It makes a large quantity that can be frozen in ice cube trays and used at a later date. Pop one or two out and add some broth and you have a truly authentic mole for your chicken, beef or pork. 15 chiles pasilla ancho 2 heirloom tomatoes 2 large garlic cloves 1/2 white onion   1 whole clove 1 allspice berry 1 sprig thyme 1 sprig marjoram 1 sprig oregano 1 small cinnamon...Read More
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Strawberry Tart

July 20th, 2021

You may think that a strawberry tart is for those more experienced pastry chefs, but I'm here to tell you it is simple and extraordinarily delicious. A sturdy Pâte Sablée  pastry that won't get soggy holds a rich Crème pâtissière topped with ripe strawberries and jam. Elegant enough to take to a formal dinner and simple enough to take to a picnic. Crème pâtissière: 1 3/4 cup whole milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 egg yolks 1/2 cup sugar, extra fine Just shy of a 1/3 cup cornstarch Place milk into a saucepan, scald the milk.  Once scaled whisk the...Read More
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