chicken posole verde recipe

chicken posole verde | pamela salzman

I decided to be more forward-thinking this year and post some new delicious Mexican recipes early in anticipation of Cinco de Mayo, which is one of my favorite food holidays.  Not that I don't make Mexican, or Tex-Mex meals all year round, of course.  I know a lot of people who are planning ...

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Miso Soup Bar with Jenni Kayne and

Miso Soup Bar with Jenni Kayne | pamela salzman

I have always been a huge fan of a toppings bar for several reasons.  I’ve noticed my kids tend to eat more of whatever I’m serving when they can control what goes on their plate.  I also think it’s so much more fun when your guests can participate in and interact over the meal.  Lastly, preparing a ...

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homemade ramen noodle soup recipe

homemade ramen noodle soup | pamela salzman

Since my oldest child started college this past fall, it's been hard not to compare everything at her school to what I had when I was in college.  I do my best not to sound like, "When I was in college, we had to use quarters in the washing machines and we had to wait for our laundry to be finished. ...

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fresh tomato soup recipe

fresh tomato soup recipe |

The moment we arrived in Lake Garda on Wednesday for the last leg of our trip, I looked at my husband and said, "Good luck getting me on that plane back home."  The vistas are breathtaking, the air is clean, and the food is to die for.  Total heaven here.  Check out my Instagram and Facebook page ...

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Caldo Tlalpeño Soup Recipe (with quinoa!)

Caldo Tlalpeno Soup |Pamela Salzman

I think I was 19 years old when I tried avocado for the first time.  No joke.  In my defense, I was living on Long Island and we ate according to the seasons, and fairly locally, in the old days.  I don't remember ever even seeing an avocado in our supermarkets, let alone my mom buying one and ...

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Mediterranean Fish Stew Recipe

Mediterranean Fish Stew | Pamela Salzman

I had some friends over for dinner recently on a Friday and remembered that it is Lent.  Lent starts about 40 days before Easter on Ash Wednesday and ends the day before Easter.  It is a very holy time for many Christians and I remembered observing as a child.  Traditionally no meat is eaten on ...

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Kale and White Bean Minestrone Recipe

white bean and kale minestrone | pamela salzman

I think that sports are awesome for kids.  They're fun!  The kids get exercise, make new friends, learn about competition and trying your best, and lots of other life lessons which I am constantly repeating to my children to the point of annoyance.  "It's not over 'til it's over!"  "Today is a new ...

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Thai Coconut Chicken Soup Recipe

Thai Coconut Chicken Soup | pamela salzman

You know what is just the worst?  Getting sick.  Life is great until you feel horrible.  I think most of us run around like maniacs until we're so wiped out while our poor bodies are trying to tell us to slooooooow down and get some rest.  First it's a little whisper like feeling so tired.  But we ...

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