Gourmet Recipes

Asian BBQ Cauliflower Tacos

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I have had a beautiful head of purple cauliflower in my refrigerator for about a week now.  I couldn’t resist it at the farmer’s market and I didn’t want to just cook it as a side dish, I wanted to highlight the texture and color.  My favorite food truck in Charlotte, NC makes a delicious buffalo cauliflower dish, and I got inspired.  I decided to make some home-made corn tortillas and a twist on Asian BBQ for the cauliflower.  These vegetarian tacos are bright and crisp, and topped with a very simple pickle adds a burst of acidity.  If you […]

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Chocolate Graham Cracker Cupcakes with Cookie Dough Frosting

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Cupcakes have become my all-time favorite dessert over the past year. To me, there’s nothing better than the combination of cake and icing. Creating new cupcake flavors based on seasons is so much fun to me! Since the hot summer weather is upon us, s’mores cupcakes seemed appropriate to make for a get together I have coming up this weekend, but these have a twist to them. Instead of the traditional marshmallow frosting, I decided to make a cookie dough frosting which compliments the chocolate graham cracker cake perfectly. I have had problems in the past with my cakes coming […]

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Holiday Cobbler Cups

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Here’s one last fit treat before the holidays end to bring in 2014 with a bang!  Whether you are looking for something to bring for a New Years Eve party or just wanting a quick treat for the family (or yourself), these cobbler cups are a great addition to your recipe book.  You can customize the filling with both sweet and savory ingredients to satisfy all of your taste buds. I use both Kelapo coconut oil spray and the regular coconut oil for this recipe.  The spray is used to make the crust crunchy and the coconut oil is used […]

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