Chemist in the Kitchen

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22/07/15 Dairy-Free , Dinner , Entree , Gluten-Free , Lamb , Meat , Paleo # , , , , , , , , , ,

Lavender Roasted Lamb with Medjool Date Relish

Lavender Roasted Lamb with Medjool Date Relish

On a recent trip to NYC I scored some incredible culinary lavender at the Union Square Market and decided to put it to good use. For those who have never cooked with lavender before, it is highly, highly suggested.

 

Also, Chemist in the Kitchen is officially 3 months old! WOW how the time flies, and it’s all thanks to that delicious gluten-free sweet potato gnocchi that became my first post ever. Thank you all for your support and encouragement in this food blog journey so far!

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08/07/15 Appetizer , Dairy-Free , Dinner , Entree , Make Ahead , Side Dish # , , , , , , , , ,

A Family Recipe: Beef Empanadas

A Family Recipe: Beef Empanadas

My hot-blooded Latina mother has never granted me the privilege to write down any of the family recipes. Normally, she guards her secret formulas with sharp knives and booby traps, but recently she trusted me with the family beef empanada recipe. Little does she know that I have decided to share it with all of you wonderful people on my food blog! (Mamá, if you’re reading this: Lo siento mucho de verdad mamá… ¡No fue mi intención lastimarte!)

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01/07/15 Dairy-Free , Dinner , Entree , Make Ahead , Vegetarian # , , , , ,

Traditional NY-Style Pizza Dough

Traditional NY-Style Pizza Dough

Remember how last week I had mentioned that I don’t have an Italian nonna to impress? Well, now I wish I did, because this pizza dough recipe would make her proud!

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10/06/15 Dairy-Free , Dinner , Entree , Gluten-Free , Make Ahead , Salad , Side Dish , Vegan , Vegetarian # , , , , , , , , , ,

Carrot Top Greens Salad with Spiced Carrot Vinaigrette

Carrot Top Greens Salad with Spiced Carrot Vinaigrette

Today we’ll be discussing a surprisingly taboo topic: carrot top greens.

 

Every time I bring up the idea of using carrot top greens in a recipe, I get one of two typical responses: “That stuff’s edible?” or “Ew, that sounds disgusting”. Sigh.

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03/06/15 Dairy-Free , Dinner , Entree , Fish , Gluten-Free , Paleo # , , , , ,

Herbed Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce

Herbed Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce

As a child, salmon was a frequent item in my family’s kitchen. My mother (a big shout out to my amazing Super Mom) has been a pescatarian since long before I was brought into this world and has perfected the art known as baking salmon. Luckily for me, she passed on her love and finesse of cooking this beautiful fish, allowing me to make it an absolute staple in my diet.

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