Chemist in the Kitchen

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23/03/16 Appetizer , Gluten-Free , Make Ahead , Vegetarian # , ,

Chilled Cucumber & Mint Soup

Chilled Cucumber & Mint Soup

 So let me tell you guys about what I’ve been up to the past two months.

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27/01/16 Make Ahead , Vegan , Vegetarian # , , , ,

Cayenne Pepper Tortillas

Cayenne Pepper Tortillas

Spicy food has always been an interesting topic to me. You willingly (for the most part) eat something that will cause you a certain amount of pain, and you enjoy it enough to take another bite. I don’t quite understand it (I’m a chemist, not a neurologist), but there is one thing I know for sure: despite the pain, I love spicy food.

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07/01/16 Appetizer , Dairy-Free , Gluten-Free , Make Ahead , Paleo , Side Dish , Uncategorized , Vegan , Vegetarian # , , , , , ,

Eggplant & Tahini Dip

Eggplant & Tahini Dip

The new year is all about making resolutions, and I have decided that the perfect resolution for me is to finally break my mini-hiatus from CITK. First it was that I was in Israel visiting my family, then it was the packing, and then the relocating… Next thing I know it, two months have passed. But I am glad to report that I am officially back, reporting live from our beautiful new home in Austin, Texas, and today’s recipe is one of my lifelong favorites.

 

This blog post’s recipe star is none other than: the eggplant.

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20/11/15 Dessert , Gluten-Free , Make Ahead , Vegetarian # , , , ,

Pumpkin Pie Crème Brûlée

Pumpkin Pie Crème Brûlée

Ah, the pumpkin pie, a mainstay of every Thanksgiving meal. A good pumpkin pie is absolutely vital. But you’re not going to stop there. No way. “Good enough” isn’t good enough. You demand excellence! You demand a pie that your guests just can’t get enough of no matter how stuffed full of turkey they are. And if you ask me, a crème brûlée is your way of excellence manifesting itself as a pie.

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07/10/15 Appetizer , Dairy-Free , Dinner , Entree , Gluten-Free , Make Ahead , Side Dish , Vegan , Vegetarian # , , , , , , , ,

Authentic Middle Eastern Hummus

Authentic Middle Eastern Hummus

Before I get started on my tried-and-true hummus recipe, let me just say that I have been looking forward to this blog post for a long, long time (and so has Nate, because that means he gets to eat all of it).

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