Category Archives: Spicy

Chipotle Kale Pasta

What do you make when hunger hits you over the head and you are too lazy to go any further than your pantry? For me pasta is almost always the answer. For this quick pantry dish I fished out some … Continue reading

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Spicy Shrimp Salad from Bittman’s Minimalist Video Series

Summertime is salad heaven, but even with scorching temperatures outside, cold salads can start to get boring. And while no one wants to heat up their kitchen, this salad is fast, easy, and so tasty! The directions probably take longer … Continue reading

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Corn, Lime, Jalpeno, Cilantro Pizza

Here’s one from the archives – white pizza with corn, jalapeno, lime and cilantro – with an updated photo. It is a fabulous combination that too few people know about unless you live near the Berkeley Cheeseboard, which makes it … Continue reading

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Apricot Chipotle Glazed Grilled Tofu

Do you like a little sweet with your spicy? Ever since making Sweet Chipotle Glazed Salmon the idea of brushing that glaze on tofu has been simmering on my back burner, patiently waiting for me to give it a try. … Continue reading

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Grilled Salmon with Sweet Chipotle Glaze

Salmon is one of my favorite fishes. I love it smoked, salted cured (gravalax) as well as baked or grilled. It stands alone easily with salt and perhaps lemon but it also takes to a little dressing up as well. … Continue reading

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Chipotle Corn Chowder

While most of the northern hemisphere is still praying for spring to arrive soon (very soon if you’re still seeing white!) all of those smug cooks who froze sweet corn last summer can make this delicious chowder and pretend they … Continue reading

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Hot Wings with Creamy Dressing

Mazzatta’s, the mom and pop Italian restaurant where I had my first job, has been featured several times in this space. But I also worked at Jagger’s Restaurant and Pub (as it was known 20 years ago), on the edge … Continue reading

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