Tag | “Spices”

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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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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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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Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls

I have a sweet spot in my heart for cinnamon rolls. In fact, I'm sort of disappointed in myself for not posting a...
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Ugly Christmas Sweater Gingerbread Cookies

Santa Claus is coming to town which can only mean one thing: COOKIES!!! And not just any cookies - gingerbread cookies...
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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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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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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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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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Nepali Momos

Nepal has always held a special place in my heart, especially since that is where my sister was adopted from. I...
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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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Pumpkin Snicker Doodles with Cheesecake Filling

To say that I am a little excited for it to be fall would be an understatement. I live for jeans and hoodie weather, as...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Baratheon Boar Ribs | Game of Thrones Recipes

"I want the funeral feast to be the biggest the kingdom ever saw, and I want everyone to taste the boar that got me," a...
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Baked Avocado Eggs with Tomato Herb Hollandaise

I have a slight obsession with Eggs Benedict. I’ve eaten it weekly for the past few years and have come to believe...
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Thai Peanut Chicken Satay

I'm always trying to approve upon my past recipes. And I've definitely made peanut chicken before. This time, I decided...
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Sundried Tomato & Avocado Roll Ups

I like to have a vegetarian option available at every party I host, but I also want the vegetarian option to...
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Zucchini Bread | Flavors of Fall

I officially dismantled my garden last weekend - and considering I live in Northeast Ohio, the fact my garden was still...
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Zucchini Fritters

It's nearly winter and I'm still trying to use up all the zucchini I pulled from my garden this year! For my first...
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Low Country Boil

Tis the season for country boils. Country boils are essentially giant pots of water seasoned...
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Chana Masala | Slow Cooker Recipes

Chana masala is a chickpea dish popular in Pakistani and Indian cultures. Packed with Indian spices such as tumeric,...
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Southwest Bison Pizza

I’ve been buying bison for years. In fact, whenever I see it at my local grocery, I usually buy as much as I can...
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Shashuka & Lamb Meatballs

Shashuka is an Israeli breakfast dish that involves poaching eggs in a spicy tomato sauce mixed with veggies and...
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Chicken Tikka Masala

I'm always in the mood for Indian food. If it were up to me, I'd probably only eat Indian food. I mean, who...
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Chickpea Samosas | Gordon Ramsay Recipes

Indian cuisine is a staple in our household, so I am always looking for delicious new recipes to try. These samosas are...
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Duck à l'Orange | Valentine's Day Recipes

If you're trying to be extra romantic for Valentine's day this year, there's still time! Especially if you are like...
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Heart Shaped Shrimp Ravioli | Valentine's Day

If you're looking to up the ante this Valentine's day by treating your significant other to a homemade meal, then look...
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Beginner's Guide to Spices

Tonight I am going to teach you all about the importance of using spices in your cooking! Many people are...
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Jungle Jim's Adventure!

Nestled just outside of Cincinnati lies a foodie haven. Arguably the largest international grocery store in Ohio,...
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Louisiana Crawfish Bread | Mardi Gras Recipes

This Fat Tuesday, let the good times roll with these amazing crawfish stuffed bread rolls! Made with an array of...
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Alligator Sliders with Roasted Red Pepper Remoulade

It's time to meet the king of creole cooking: the alligator. A unusual meat in Ohio, sure, but a staple in many...
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Middle Eastern Lamb Pita

A few weeks ago the challenge was Middle Eastern food. And with all of the holidays and life events happening all...
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Chicken Parmesan STUFFED Meatballs

Chicken parm is one of my favorite, easy-weeknight meals. Lately, my local grocery has been running lots of deals on...
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Thai Mango Curry

I'm always game for a delicious curry - add in some mango, and I'm on it like white on rice! For this week's challenge,...
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Gendry's Bowl O' Brown | Game of Thrones Recipes

"In Flea Bottom we called them 'bowls of brown'. We'd pretend that the meat in them was chicken - we knew it wasn't...
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Garden Salsa Four Ways

It's that time of year - tomato season! My garden is glowing red with plump tomatoes of all varieties. With several...
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Zucchini Boats | Garden Recipes

My garden is pumping out gigantic zucchini – at three to four pounds apiece, they are almost bigger than my dog...
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Sunshine Blogger Award

What's up everyone! Today's post is going to be a little different - not only did I recently reach the mile marker of...
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German Beer Cheese Soup

These past few months have been a whirlwind of traveling, working (and of course cooking) so I'm beyond ready to settle...
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Easy Breakfast Egg Tagine

I freakin' love shashuka. The traditional stuff is make with meat balls in a homemade tomato sauce. It can be eaten for...
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Spicy Chicken Korma | Instant Pot Recipes

I grew up eating Indian food. It was a common take-out night alternative to Chinese food or pizza nights. And because...
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Cajun Crayfish STUFFED Catfish Filets

Crayfish? Crawfish? Crawdads? Mudbugs? However you refer to these tiny crustaceans, in the deep south bayous they are a...
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Air Fryer Crispy Paprika Brussels Sprouts

Today, we're busting out our air fryer to make quick and easy brussels sprouts. It's a simple and heathly dish that can...
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KNOW YOUR: Herbs & Spices

Everything that is exciting and healthy seems to have twenty-five ingredients or more! What gives? Well, turns...
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Fizzy Pumpkin Juice | Harry Potter Recipes

It’s officially Harry Potter week here in the Starving Chef's kitchen. Every year during the last week in July,...
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Homemade Pasta Sauce

It’s time to get a little saucy - pasta saucy that is. Today we are making a homemade pasta sauce from heirloom...
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