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Roasted Poblano Soup

Roasted Poblano Soup -In April last year, we were invited to our friend’s Mark & Julie Darnieder’s villa for a week in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Five couples sharing this beautiful spot. It was a spectacular setting and included a staff of 10. The staff included a bartender and a full time chef, Jesus. All of…… Continue reading Roasted Poblano Soup

Recipes · Soups · Vegetarian Recipes

Quinoa and Sweet Potato Stew

Quinoa & Sweet Potato Stew Spicy Quinoa and Sweet Potato Stew. This is part of our Recipe submission feature (https://cookingsecretsformen.com/submit-your-own-recipes/). This recipe comes from my son, Luke, who has made this dish for us several times, when he was visiting. It is always nice to have a couple of great cooks in the family (Carlo…… Continue reading Quinoa and Sweet Potato Stew

Italian Recipes · Pasta · Recipes

Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca a great fall/winter weather meal. It is a comfort food. What does Pasta Puttanesca mean? There are almost as many explanations for the origins of pasta puttanesca as there are ways to make it. “Puttanesca” literally translates to “in the style of prostitutes.” It  is supposedly because the pungent aromas of garlic, anchovies,…… Continue reading Pasta Puttanesca

Asian Recipe · Recipes

Spicy Asian Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash is a very healthy and versatile vegetable. This Asian version can be vegetarian if you omit the sausage.

Asian Recipe · Chicken Recipes · Recipes

Kung Pao Chicken

This is by request from my son Carlo and his friend, Isiah. Kung Pao Chicken is a staple in Chinese restaurants. Easy to make