Recipe: Roasted Pepper and Tomatillo Salsa
The slightly charred peppers, tomatillos and caramelized onions make this salsa a versatile and interesting dip. Top poached fish, grilled or roasted chicken, or mix it with a little vinaigrette to make a salad dressing.
Recipe: Roast Root Vegetables with Pancetta Bacon
The difference between Italian Pancetta and regular bacon is that Pancetta isn't smoke cured and has a milder taste. Any root vegetables can be used.
Recipe: Bacon and Beef Stuffed Butternut Squash
This dish is so versatile it can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner (accompanied by a side dish such as sautéed kale), and even reheated as leftovers.
Recipe: Baked Apples with Honey and Macadamia Nuts
This recipe deceptively rich. Though it's considered a dessert, it's also good a power breakfast. Don't be shy with the Macadamia nuts, more is good.
This classic Mexican dish, dating back to the Aztecs, is so versatile that it can be used as a dip, condiment or salad dressing.
Recipe: Slow Cooker Jambalaya
In this recipe the chicken, andouille sausage, onions and bell peppers should be sautéed (browned) before being placed in the slow cooker. If andouille sausage isn't available, kielbasa sausage is a good substitute.
Recipe: Pico de Gallo
Pico de Gallo of Mexican origin, can be defined as being a relish, salad or even sauce. It's great with grilled meats and egg dishes.
Recipe: Creamy Avocado and Tomato Dressing
Even though this is a light, creamy dressing, it should be poured over green salads, not tossed. This dressing should be made just before serving.
Recipe: Indian Spiced Spinach
In Indian recipes, you may see spinach referred to as Palak or Saag. This is a simple, but delicious version of Palak Paneer, minus the Paneer (cheese).