Potato Curry

This recipe is a big hit in our family! It’s easy to make and full of flavor. We serve it with yellow rice and naan on the side.  I wasn’t able to find garam masala, so I used 1 teaspoons ground coriander, 2 teaspoons ground cardamon and 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon. I bought naan already…

Tamale Cakes

This is a recipe very similar to The Cheesecake Factory’s Sweet Corn Tamale Cakes.   Ingredients: SALSA VERDE 2 tomatillos, chopped (remove papery skin) 4 ounces mild green chilies 1 green onion, chopped 2 tablespoons cilantro, fresh 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cumin salt & fresh ground pepper TOMATO SALSA 1 medium tomato, diced 1 tablespoon…

Coleslaw with pineapple

This twist on traditional cabbage slaw gets a touch of sweetness from pineapple and a little zip from horseradish dressing. Ingredients: 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple tidbits 4 cups shredded cabbage 1/2 cup shredded carrot 3 tablespoons  mayonnaise 2 tablespoon lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoons prepared horseradish 1/2 teaspoon celery seed 1/2 teaspoon salt…

Hot Chile Grilled Cheese

This deconstructed version of a chile relleno turned sandwich packs some heat and an ooey-gooey filling. We like the flavor of sourdough, but any kind of bread will work well. Ingredients: 4 poblano peppers 1 14-ounce can pinto beans 3 tablespoons prepared salsa 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese 2…

Quinoa Salad

This is an easy recipe that is full of flavor! It’s great by itself for a light lunch or as a side for dinner. This is a good recipe to take on a picnic or to a pot luck. You can use any kind of quinoa (black, white, brown or red) or a mix with…

Quinoa Stuffed Baked Eggplant

Ingredients: 1  cups quinoa 1 1/2 pounds eggplant 2 cups water 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup chopped red onion Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 1/2 cups corn kernels (about 2 ears of corn) 1 generous cup chopped tomato 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped (or 1…