In this light, refreshing Chinese recipe, the cucumbers are crushed so that that their meat really soaks up the sesame oil and rice vinegar dressing, making for a savory and revitalizing side dish or snack.
With just the right amount of spice and all the flavors I love in Mexican cuisine, this easy, low-carb Mexican cauliflower rice is a real winner.
This oyster dressing (a.k.a. stuffing) is smoky and salty from the oysters and bacon, and the toasted cubes of bread absorb just enough of the oyster juices and stock to be impossibly creamy and crunchy at the same time. A decadent holiday treat!
These Garlicky Green Beans with Crispy Fried Red onion have the best elements of a green bean casserole, but are low-carb!
These deep-fried pig’s ears are salty, tender yet crispy, and super indulgent; the lemon vinaigrette arugula salad brings a fresh and acid element to the dish that balances the decadence of the pig’s ears.
These hush puppies are light, fluffy, and flavorful. Low-carb and baked, they’re a healthier take on the original, but still feel indulgent.
This easy, summery recipe uses pesto and the heat of jalapeños to makes a rock star out of simple chicken wings.
This rich, gooey, addictive dip combines the delicate sweetness of crabmeat with the slight bite of the dry vermouth and lemon juice.
Jjukumi Gui (Korean barbecued octopus) is an enticing bite of Korea, and yet oddly familiar in the way that it checks all the boxes of successful Western barbecue: a little sweet, a little spicy, a little tangy, a little smoky.
One of my favorite Japanese dishes (washoku), chicken-cheese katsu has a crispy fried panko exterior encasing a juicy chicken interior that’s filled with rich, gooey cheese.