Peruvian Anticuchos Recipe (Grilled Skewers)

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In the world of grilled meats on skewers, Peruvian Anticuchos are Peru’s version of street-food friendly anti-style cuts of meat. Dating back to Inca Empire, anticuchos originated in the Antisuyo region of what is now modern day Peru. Traditionally, the meat is marinated in vinegar and a base spice mix of cumin, aji pepper, and …

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Jerk Chicken Recipe

Jerk Chicken Recipe

This jerk chicken recipe combines the flavors of traditional jerk spices with modern cooking techniques and the essence of the Caribbean.

Paccheri Pasta with Summer Vegetables

Paccheri Pasta with Summer Vegetables Recipe

This Paccheri Pasta recipe uses the vibrant flavors of fresh summer vegetables and Contadina Tomato Sauce. This recipe is sponsored by Contadina. When I last visited the Amalfi Coast in Italy last year, I was enamored with the vibrant flavors which came through in simple foods. Back home, I found myself watching Under the Tuscan …

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Grilled Vegetable Flatbreads Recipe

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If there is one thing more quintessentially American than baseball, it is barbecuing in the summer with the smell of charcoal in the air and surrounded by friends and family to enjoy a fresh off the grill meal.  This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Kingsford. The opinions and text are …

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Vegan Mexican Street Corn Recipe

Vegan Mexican Street Corn Recipe

This vegan Mexican street corn recipe is my new summer favorite for using the grill. I’m just as passionate about high quality sustainable food sources as I am for Mexican food. So, I took the classic grilled elote and turned it into the best combination of plant-based sustainability and Mexican culture that I could. A …

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California Style Aperitivo

Californian Aperitivo with Pinot Noir

This seasonal California Aperitivo takes all of the goodness of the traditional Northern Italian Aperitivo and adds a local farm to table twist. This plate is full of fresh, local ingredients and is perfect for small gatherings with LOTS of wine and excellent conversation. An aperitivo is a pre-dinner drink and light fare meant to …

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Neapolitan Style Margherita Pizza Recipe

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The methods behind creating a delicious Neapolitan style Margherita pizza come from a time-honored craft in Italy. As such, true Neapolitan pizza is held to a high standard of rules, orally transmitted by generations of Neapolitan pizza-makers. Ingredients must only be sourced from Campania regions of Italy. As a firm believer of eating local, most …

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Sunflower Beet Bruschetta Recipe

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This Sunflower Beet Bruschetta recipe is a perfect summer party appetizer. This colorful, healthy take on the classic bruschetta is easy and fast to make. The key to a scrumptious bruschetta is to use high quality ingredients, such as organic cold-pressed sunflower seed oil, made by America Tohkin. This finger food is usually one of the first things completely devoured …

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