Recipes: herbs

Mardi Gras Inspired YUMbo

By Gina Caputo

Mardi Gras Inspired YUMbo
Mardi Gras inspired me to make something celebratory for dinner, so naturally I thought: Gumbo! But, truth be told, neither French nor Creole cooking are my wheelhouse and not my favorite flavors. So take note that this is likely a sacrilege to gumbo makers and lovers because this soup doesn't start with a roux, doesn't have okra in it and doesn't have file seasoning! But it was Mardi Gras that sparked the idea to make it so I'll still give credit where it's due. And it is DELICIOUS.

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Chimichurri Inspired Sauce

By Gina Caputo

Chimichurri Inspired Sauce
Chimichurri is a bright, punchy, herbaceous sauce with roots in South America and it goes well with just about EVERYTHING. I especially love it for summer when herbs are abundant and it's too hot to cook inside so everything gets grilled. While your veggies or meats are grilling, whip this up and serve it right alongside. It makes everything taste like a summer party!

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