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Shrimp and Pea Sprout Summer Rolls with Quick-Pickled Jicama

Shrimp and Pea Sprout Summer Rolls with Quick-Pickled Jicama

These Shrimp and Pea Sprout Summer Rolls with Quick-Pickled Jicama are full of crunchy spring and summer veggies, and are easy to make at home. Gỏi cuốn, sometimes called fresh spring rolls, are Vietnamese spring rolls, served cold and crunchy in rice paper wrappers.

Turkey Sweet Potato Cashew Curry

Turkey and Sweet Potato Cashew Curry

I can’t remember the last time I was so completely impressed with a recipe – the first iteration of a recipe, no less – that it rendered me utterly speechless. So I have to tell you, I am writing this a couple of hours post-dinner, after two bowls of this velvety, sweet-sour-spicy, umami-rich turkey and sweet potato cashew curry.

I think I’ve found the words. It’s so perfect, I need to share it. It’s the best way I’ve ever used leftover Thanksgiving turkey.

Carrot Apple Spice Smoothie

Carrot Apple Spice Smoothie

This smoothie reminds me of the thick, creamy consistency of a layered pumpkin dessert my mom used to make, without the pumpkin. I used apple pie spice because that’s what was handy, but you could substitute cinnamon, nutmeg, and just a hint of cloves if you have them. Pumpkin pie spice wouldn’t be bad, either.