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Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho with Garlic Paprika Toasts

August 22, 2011


Tonight’s dinner was inspired by the farmer’s stand.  I picked up some perfectly ripe heirloom tomatoes and other delicious summer vegetables and whipped up this quick dinner.  It is also perfect for lunch since the longer the gazpacho sits, the more flavorful it will become.  I diced up all my ingredients first before tossing them […]

Empanadas with Corn Salad

May 10, 2011


During one of our cooking classes in the city James and I learned how relatively simple it is to make Empanadas. This version can be baked, making them healthier than when fried. You can fill your empanadas with any type of meat. I made this recipe with ground turkey meat because that’s what I had […]

Turkey Tacos with Red Pepper Pico de Gallo

April 26, 2011


This is a healthier spin on beef tacos.  I usually like to buy all breast meat when it comes to ground turkey breast, but the mixed variety is fine too.  Make sure to have fresh limes to squeeze on each taco to add that extra burst of freshness. Turkey Tacos: Ingredients 1 lb Ground Turkey […]

Machaca Burritos!

March 28, 2011


I was watching this show on the cooking channel and she made these delicious looking burritos, so I figured I would try them out.  The downside is you have to marinate the meat at least 8 hours- so I started making the dish on Sunday night so they would be ready to go for Monday […]

Fish Taco Night

March 25, 2011


Tonight was a throwback to our favorite shore restaurant Pop’s Garage. It’s located in Normandy Beach and Asbury Park and they have the best fish tacos around. After eating there a couple summers James and I became slightly obsessed. So I made my own version. Tilapia fillets seasoned with olive oil ( as you will […]