‘Tis The Season For New Recipes! What We’re Lovin’ Now From Cultured Cook!

pumpkin-pudding

‘Tis the Season for No-Cook Pumpkin Pudding Pumpkin Yogurt Pudding Now that Halloween has passed, it’s time to eat those pumpkins! (Or it’s time to buy canned pumpkin, which is nearly tumbling off pumpkin-populated grocery store shelves.) Pumpkin pie, pumpkin ice cream, even pumpkin beer. During autumn, pumpkin goes with everything. So how about some […]

Recipes of the Week: Warm Winter Favorites

tuna-salad-with-capers

Upgrading the Classic Tuna Salad Want a tastier, healthier substitute for commercial mayo? Try using plain whole-milk Greek yogurt whenever you’d normally reach for the mayo. If you want to give it even more of that mayo-like tang, just stir a squirt of fresh lemon juice and a small spoonful of mustard into the yogurt. […]

Your Choice: Boat, Wrap, or Salad

chicken-and-salsa-lettuce-wraps

Everyone always says that the only two things we can absolutely rely on are death and taxes. I think there’s a third sure bet, though, and one that’s a lot less depressing: Mexican food. Everybody loves Mexican food. Authentic Mexican food is all about freshness and flavor and whatever level of spiciness you enjoy. Most […]

Slow Cooking Your Way to a ¡Muy Delicioso! Mexican Winter

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When the weather gets cold, it’s time to pull out the slow cooker and enjoy a festive Mexican meal! I’m talking tender seasoned pulled pork, fresh guacamole, garden-style salsa, and lush whole-milk Greek yogurt and savory cheese. No way can you have the winter blues when you’re feasting on such summery fare. And a slow […]

Giving a Favorite Dressing a New Wardrobe

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Remember the Ranch days? The days when everything was dipped in and topped with Ranch dressing? Ranch fries, Ranch burgers, veggies swathed in a sea of slightly speckled white. There’s no denying Ranch’s creamy, herby appeal…but you can create a much tastier, much nutritious version of it using plain Greek yogurt and fresh or dried […]

The Blintz Reborn

gingered-mango-crepe

Until I took my first bite of this fruit-filled crepe, I had forgotten about blintzes, but then fond memories of the frozen blintzes from Trader Joe’s came rushing back.  If you haven’t had a blintz, though, don’t worry – you’ll still be amazed by how creamy, rich, and sweet these crepes are.  Happily, they’re a […]