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Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all. ~Harriet van Horne

Tag: healthy

Shrimp in Green Sauce

This recipe? WOW, easy. Also, this recipe? We made it for St. Patrick’s day. The gorgeous green colors were perfect!  I meant to get this recipe out closer to that holiday but I am human, which means I’m busy and I procrastinate, which means I post recipes whenever I want. However! This dish works anytime, […]

Salmon over Arugula Pasta Salad

When I first saw this recipe, I had an instant vision in my head of how I would like it to look plated. This doesn’t usually happen when I see a recipe. Photographing our meal is often a poste-haste affair of me snapping photos of the plate in a few tried-and-true poses while my stomach […]

Mango Chicken Salad with Spicy Ginger Dressing

I’ve made this recipe twice and each time it had a drastically different outcome (my fault, naturally). The first time was when I took these photos. Everything came together flawlessly, with a perfectly moist chicken breast and a ripe, succulent mango. The flavors in this recipe come together really, really well. You’ve got fresh herbs, […]