Tag | “Garlic”

Prawns on the Barbie | Australian | Week 05

G'day mates! Me mates and I just got back from a refreshing dip in the billabong with my trusty dingo! Seems...
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Salads in Jars | Canned | Week 08

Alright, alright. I know that I've taken a little creative liberty with this week's challenge. I didn't...
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Eggplant "Steaks" | One Color | Week 09

Who let the Whos out of Whoville? That's seriously how I felt while picking out the ingredients for this week's...
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Tyrion's Leg of Lamb | Book Inspired Meals | Week 10

"'You want eat?' Mord asked, glowering. He had a plate of boiled beans in one thick hand. Tyrion Lannister was...
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Pentoshi Mushrooms & Orzo | Game of Thrones Recipes

"I will not come to Pentos, bowl in hand." ~ Daenarys Targaryon, A Storm of Swords Oh but you will. Khaleesi...
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Savory Stuffed Winter Squash | House Bolton | Game of Thrones Recipes

"This isn't happening to you for a reason. Well, one reason: I enjoy it!"~Ramsay Snow If Ramsay Snow had just tried...
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Toads in Holes | Hangover Cures | Week 12

I've been making "toads in holes" since college. They're simple enough that you can make them while completely...
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Firecracker Shrimp | Spicy Food | Week 13

Bang Bang, Baby. Not only does this shrimp look like a firecracker, it will have your mouth thinking you...
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Peppercorn Crusted Filet Mignon with Sea Scallop Filling | Surf 'n' Turf | Week 15

Tonight, this chef is not starving. While my usual approach to cooking is to buy cheap cuts, use value...
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Huevos Habaneros | Cuban Food | Week 16

¡Huevos Locos! That's right people. These eggs are crazy. Crazy Spicy! Trust me, if you're an allergy...
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Herb & Citrus Chicken | Herbs | Week 17

One of the many things I love about spring is the natural boost in flavor our foods can get. Sure you can grow herbs...
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BBQ Ranch Pasta Salad | Barbecue | Week 20

Barbecue season is upon us folks, which means we get to slather our favorite sweet stuff on pretty much everything...
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Bison Stuffed Peppers | Ground Meat | Week 21

Well people, I think I might have found my new favorite recipe: bison stuffed peppers. And yes, the bison really does...
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Kung Pow Quesadillas | Fusion | Week 22

Chinese and Mexican. Arguably two of the most popular cuisines around. So naturally, when it comes to fusing flavors,...
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Amêijoas à Bulhão Pato (Clams in White Wine Sauce) | Portuguese | Week 24

Portuguese cuisine has a soft spot for shellfish, apparently. I've been looking for an excuse to make some easy clams...
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Squashed Potatoes | My First Foods | Week 25

Once the potatoes are fork tender, drain then place into a large stand mixer bowl.When I was a kid, I was a picky...
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Shooter Sandwich | Picnic Foods | Week 27

Have you ever seen a sandwich so flat? Where a normal sandwich would be piled high with toppings, this sandwich happens...
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Chicken Biryani | Indian | Week 33

I have had a fascination with India and Nepal for my entire life - mostly because my sister is from Kathmandu (for...
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Twisted Tzatziki Gyro Pizza

Yamas! I think I've discovered the Zeus of pizzas with this incredible gyro mash-up. I've been craving tzatziki...
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Bacon Wrapped Breakfast "Sushi" | Bacon | Week 32

I love to wrap things in bacon. A lot. I also love to make unconventional "sushi." And when you add...
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Bakso | Indonesian | Week 34

I've been on an Asian kick lately, especially with the weekly challenges consisting of Indian cuisine last week, and...
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Gruyère Stuffed Mushrooms | Week 37

This weekend the Starving Chef went on a road trip. For Labor Day weekend, I went to my hometown of Dayton, Ohio to...
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Chorizo con Papas y Huevos (en una sartén) | Mexican | Week 38

Hola amigos! Today was one of those mornings where I just didn't want to cook anything complicated, and I especially...
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German Rosemary & Honey Chicken | My Heritage | Week 39

When it comes to my heritage, you'd find a healthy mix of Irish-Scottish-Germanish in my blood. And with my mother's...
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Omelette Burger | Omelettes | Week 41

This recipe comes to you after three failed attempts at making a perfect omelette. The good thing about omelettes is if...
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Fall Harvest Quiche

Even though the end of fall means winter is just around the corner, I can't help but love these last few days of...
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Quinoa & Chorizo Stuffed Squash | Ginger | Week 47

I've been trying to get into the habit of eating healthier lately, though baking things such as a giant ho-ho...
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Brie & Date Stuffed Mushrooms | Stuffed | Week 48

Brie is by far my favorite type of cheese. Its tangy nuttiness blends perfectly with anything and everything, from...
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Parmesan Potatoes | Roasted | Week49

I live in a "one oven" household; meaning, like the average person, I only have one oven to cook in, and around the...
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Fondue Bourguignonne | Raw | Week 51

Tonight if you are looking for something that looks and sounds super fancy, just throw together some beef bourguignonne...
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Chorizo Stuffed Mushrooms

These stuffed mushrooms are uhhhhmazing. A perfect appetizer, side dish, or snack - you'll be rethinking...
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Two-Step Tubers: Mashed Purple Potatoes

Please do not adjust your monitor. These potatoes ARE purple. And they are freaking DELICIOUS. I mean, if you...
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Irish Meat and Potato Pie

It's the Luck O' the Irish. If you're not wearing something green while reading this post, pinch...
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Perfect Paprika Potatoes

These tasty tubers are so easy, you'll never want to eat anyone else's home fries but your own. In fact, I'm...
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Spicy Singapore Glass Noodles

Sometimes you just crave the taste of something exotic. And for me, I guess that happens more frequently than it...
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Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

Sometimes you just need to wrap your food in bacon. It's okay. I've been there. I'm probably there now. When you...
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Surf 'n' Turf Bites

Four. Ingredients. That's essentially all you need for these incredibly easy shrimp and chorizo bites.It's the...
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Empanadas de Pollo

Empanadas son la vida. Empanadas son el amor. How do you like my high school level Spanish? Pretty great, right?...
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Garlicky Potato Fries & Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce

These potato fries have been a staple in my cooking adventures. Being one of the first recipes I can honestly say I've...
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Mexican Corn Salad

Corn on the cob is finally back on the menu. If there's one food that just screams summer to me, it's some...
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Guacamole Wontons - Food Fusion!

Guacamole wontons. I'll just let that sink in for a minute. Yes, they are everything you can imagine - and...
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Tornado Potato

With recent crazy weather in my hometown, I thought these potatoes were especially relevant to this week's...
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Chicken Waffle with Maple Sriracha Aïoli

Here’s a recipe I only decided to document about half way through the process. I realized I was making something...
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Baked Choriziti

I've been on a chorizo kick lately. With chorizo topped chicken waffles, surf 'n' turf bites,...
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Land & Sea Paella

Welcome folks to the very first READER SUGGESTION RECIPE! So what if that reader was my mom. She deserves the...
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Pesto Pork Chops

I've been growing a lot of my own herbs, and with all of the rainy and warm weather lately, there's recently been an...
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Oven Baked Corn on the Cob

Here's a recipe so simple, I only needed to take 4 pictures.Forget boiling hot water on the stove for overcooked corn...
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Single Serving Chicken Pot Pies with Puff Pastry

I enjoy chicken pot pie, but I don't want to eat it every day for a week straight. That's why this single serving (or...
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Easy Peasy Guacamole

This isn't the first time guacamole has shown up on my blog. It's just the first time I didn't deep fry...
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Spicy Cowboy Bison Steaks

If you've been following my blog, you'll know I have a thing for bison. It's leaner, more tender, and healthier...
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Mango Salsa

My mango salsa recipe is by far one of my most requested recipes. My mom calls it "crack salsa" because she literally...
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Kreacher's French Onion Soup | Harry Potter Recipes

If you don’t know who Kreacher is and why he is so important to the Harry Potter universe, you probably need to go...
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Herbology Garden Bread Bites | Harry Potter Recipes

Herbology at Hogwarts was always a class that I found interesting. Maybe it’s just the gardener in me, but I could...
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Super Simple Thai Peanut Chicken

My boyfriend has been pestering me for some peanut sauce for a few weeks now, so I finally broke down and made him...
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Sweet Heat Orange Noodles

These noodles are sweet and seriously spicy - which in my opinion, is the best way to enjoy noodles. Earlier in the...
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Spaghetti Squash with Spinach Sauce

I have made spaghetti squash many times in the past. It’s not only super cheap, but you’d be shocked by how many...
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Best Steak Stir Fry Recipe

Happy Stir Fry-day! Any day of the week can be stir fry-day, but it's especially fun to do stir fry on an actual Friday...
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Cabbage Wontons

These cabbage wontons are a super quick version if it's rolled counterpart! I really wanted egg rolls with my beef stir...
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Single Serving Mini Lasagna

Sometimes you really crave lasagna, but you’re home alone and don’t want to eat lasagna by yourself for the next...
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Breakfast Bread Bowls

Breakfast is by far one of my favorite meals to make - but only if it’s a huge breakfast that fills you up for an...
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Spicy Beer Cheese Soup | 20 Minute Recipes

Today is officially the first day of fall - that means soup season!! We don't frequently dine on soup in our household,...
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Butter Crusted Beer Bread

This is easily one of my favorite recipes. Ever since I was little and my mom bought beer bread mix from our neighbor,...
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Vacation Food Post

It's been a whirlwind couple of weeks in the Starving Chef's household but fear not, I have a pretty good excuse for...
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Thai Turkey Burger with Cucumber Relish

I'm always looking for new ways to dress up what I would consider an otherwise boring burger. When I found some ground...
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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

There's a distinctive briskness to the air that can only mean one thing: winter is coming. With warm weathered days...
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Simple Chipotle Chicken Roll-Ups

Here's a simple appetizer that I can promise will be the talk of any party you are attending. Not only are they...
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Easy Thanksgiving Stuffing

Stuffing is definitely the highlight of Thanksgiving for me. Ever since I was little, I have specifically asked for...
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How to Make a Test Run Turkey for Thanksgiving

Under pressure to prepare the perfect turkey for Thanksgiving? You've been Googling recipes all day and can't decide...
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Sweet Potato Pizza with Chorizo, Honey Drizzle & Goat Cheese

Potatoes on pizza is definitely not a new invention, but it's certainly a delicious one. It's hard to go wrong with...
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Turkey Fettuccine | 20 Minute Meals

Have some leftovers from Thanksgiving festivities that you are getting sick and tired of eating every night for dinner?...
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Bison Chili

If you can get your hands on bison, definitely stock up. Usually sold in specialty grocery stores or at a local farmers...
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Maple Sausage & Sweet Potato Bake

Around this time of year, sweet potatoes must be consumed more than any other time of the season. Of course, don't...
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Gommu's Hobo Soup | Republic City | Legend of Korra Recipes

As Republic City comes under the reign of Amon and the Equalists, Korra and the rest of Team Avatar take shelter with...
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Bolin's Favorite Dumplings | Republic City | Legend of Korra Recipes

Bolin and Mako spent plenty of time on the streets of Republic City, most of their lives in fact, so they know nearly...
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Fire Nation Turkey Leg | Avatar: The Last Airbender Recipes

Zuko would have had a much easier time restoring his honor if he’s only tried serving the Fire Lord this meal for...
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Tentacle Soup | Avatar: The Last Airbender Recipes

One of the most adorable creatures in the Avatar universe has to be the pentapus, which is the five tentacled sibling...
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Cabbage Steak | Avatar: The Last Airbender Recipes

NOT MY CABBAGES!! Actually, I think this is a dish that the Cabbage Merchant would be particularly fond of,...
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Flying Bison Burgers | Earth Kingdom | Legend of Korra Recipes

Caution: Mild Legend of Korra spoilers in this post!We return to the Earth Kingdom to visit Ba Sing Se, the home of...
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Ginger Infused Twice Baked Potato | Dinner in Zaofu | Legend of Korra Recipes

While in Zaofu, Sue treats Korra to a wonderful feast that included seared elephant koi, a hibiscus root...
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Spicy Chicken Roll-Ups | One Pan Meals

Sometimes less really is more. On nights where you don't want to cook (and especially don't want to clean up after...
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Green Bean & Mushroom Casserole

Tis the season for eating together with your family and friends. If you are anything like me, you love to cook but hate...
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Homestyle Tomato Soup | 30 Minute Meals | Week 01

It's soup season, despite what El Niño might have to say about this crazy warm weather. Even though it...
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Spaghetti Carbonara | Fifteen Minute Meals

Everyone knows what it feels like to come back to work after an extended break, long weekend or vacation. Usually, that...
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Spanakopita | Eat Greek

This week's challenge is Greek - and thankfully, my boyfriend has actually been to Greece so I was able to gain some...
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Simple Shrimp Scampi | 15 Minute Meals

Ever have one of those nights where you just dig whatever you can find out of your refrigerator and hope for the best?...
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Biscuits & Hash Browns Breakfast Bake

Need a breakfast recipe to feed a fairly large group of people that's also very simple and quick to toss together? Then...
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Tandoori Chicken Naanwich | नान सैंडविच

I'm always looking for new ways to revamp the burger. Whether it's made with thai turkey or flying...
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Turkey & Quinoa Chili | Healthy Slow Cooker Meals

Chili is a relatively new favorite food of mine - mostly because it's super simple to make in a crock pot. I didn't...
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Spicy Seven Layer Dip | Super Bowl Food

Chips and dip is probably my biggest weakness. There are few snacks I find more satisfying than the crunch of a...
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Spinach & Artichoke Stuffed Garlic Bread | Easy Appetizers

Lately I’ve been in a “stuffing various ingredients into bread” kind of mood. Whether I’m stuffing cheese into...
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Shrimp Po'Boy with Rémoulade Sauce | Mardi Gras Recipes

I sure do love me some Southern cooking - and with Mardi Gras right around the corner, I've been practicing the...
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Crazy Easy Gumbo | Mardi Gras Recipes

My boyfriend and I are pretty much obsessed with gumbo. Anytime we see it on a menu, we get it. With Mardi Gras coming...
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Sous Vide Apple Pork Chops

Whenever the topic of cooking pork comes up, for whatever reason, the first ingredient my mind jumps to is Angry...
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Cheesy Potatoes au Gratin

I've been on the hunt for cheesy potato side dishes that can compliment any main course. Over the weekend, I...
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Braised Lamb in Figgy Red Wine Sauce | Easter Recipes

I don't often have an excuse to cook lamb. Other than some fictional feasts it's been awhile since I've...
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Malay Kari Udang | Coconut Prawn Curry

I love it when the weekly challenge is influenced by Indian and Thai flavors, so I was especially pumped when...
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Homemade Irish Soda Bread

This Saint Patrick's Day, celebrate with some good old fashioned Irish soda bread. It required very little kneading and...
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Shrimp Burgers with Horseradish Tartar Sauce

While fish fries are all the rage during Lent, eating the same fishy dishes might get a little monotonous after several...
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Breakfast Mac & Cheese | Week 11

Back at it again with the 52 weeks of Cooking Challenge. This past week the challenge was macaroni and cheese,...
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Pigeon Pie from King's Landing | Game of Thrones Recipes

Pigeon Pie is a staple of many of the kingdoms mentioned in Game of Thrones. It was even served at King Joffery’s...
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