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Peppers

Colorful Firecracker Chicken in a wok with tongs

Firecracker Chicken

I love everything about this Firecracker Chicken ~ the vivid peppers, the tender chunks of chicken, and the fiery sweet and spicy sauce ~ it’s so much better than takeout!…

Spiced Lamb and Couscous Stuffed Red Peppers

Spiced Lamb and Couscous Stuffed Peppers

Spiced Lamb and Couscous Stuffed Peppers ~ this classic comfort food gets an exotic makeover with ground lamb, lightly spiced with cinnamon, allspice, cardamom, and nutmeg, along with fluffy couscous to replace the traditional rice.  The aroma is swoon-worthy!…

Pasta peperonata with tuna in a bowl with fork

Spaghetti Peperonata with Tuna and Olives

Spaghetti Peperonata with Tuna and Olives is a rustic Italian style pasta that’s easy to throw together on a weeknight.  It’s an inexpensive, healthy 30 minute meal with that casual Mediterranean ‘let’s set up dinner in the vineyard tonight’ vibe.  Not…

My Favorite Hot Pepper Jelly Recipes

Summer is Hot Pepper Jelly making season, and there’s a jackpot of hot peppers in the farmers markets and grocery stores right now ~ maybe your garden is exploding with them!  Cook up some of these sweet and spicy…

overhead photo of steak fajita bowl with chimichurri sauce

Steak Fajita Bowls with Chimichurri Sauce

Steak Fajita Bowls with Chimichurri Sauce is an easy gluten free 30 minute meal that gives you that just off the grill flavor right on your stove top.  It’s on the table before you can say “where’s the charcoal?”…

Healthy Vegetarian stuffed bell peppers

Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers

Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers is a vegetarian dish packed with the vibrant flavors of the Mediterranean and tons of healthy protein ~ you’ll never dream Meatless Monday again! I can’t get seem to get enough of bell peppers these days,…

Photo of a white bowl filled with shishito peppers.

Grilled Shishito Peppers

Grilled Shishito Peppers are possibly the fastest and most interesting appetizer out there.  These simple Japanese peppers are flash cooked, or blistered, on a screaming hot grill pan for just a minute or so, and then served with a…

Super Easy Hot Pepper Jelly

Super Easy Hot Pepper Jelly is a must in every cook’s arsenal.  This easy small batch refrigerator recipe makes use of both sweet and hot peppers for a colorful, confetti-like look and and an intense spicy kick.  It’s going…

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers ~ why should meat eaters get all the comfort food?  These colorful stuffed peppers are meatless and delicious!…

Stuffed Bell Peppers with Picadillo

Stuffed Bell Peppers with Picadillo ~ these colorful bell peppers stuffed with a spiced ground beef, and topped with creamy queso fresco cheese are a Mexican classic that pleases the whole family. If you eat with your eyes first…

Roasted Yellow Pepper and Lentil Soup

Roasted Yellow Pepper and Lentil Soup ~ this light bright soup made with bell peppers and lentils makes a wonderful starter or light meal, just add a crisp salad and a warm loaf of bread! The inspiration for this…