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Kopanisti

Kopanisti, a spicy whipped red pepper dip is the perfect compliment for a gorgeous crudité platter. Kopanisti has been a go-to dip for years! Ever since I stumbled on this concept at one of my favorite Seattle cafes, I’ve been whipping it up at home on a regular basis. Whipped feta with roasted peppers and …

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Pico de Gallo

Being an Arizona girl means many things. 1- I’m always down for a margarita. 2 – anything below 80 degrees is considered cold. 3 – Pico de Gallo is a way of life. I take my salsa very seriously. Similar to this restaurant style Chipotle Salsa, it needs to be fresh, perfectly spicy and topped with a splash of lime …

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Spinach Bacon Artichoke Dip

It’s almost game day and we have got to get down to business. For the umpteenth year in a row, I know almost nothing about what’s going on in the big game but none of that even matters. In my world, all that matters is this Spinach Bacon Artichoke Dip and getting all my friends …

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DIY Homemade Vanilla Extract

I’m all about gift giving this time of year and this DIY Homemade Vanilla Extract is the perfect homemade gift! But if you end up keeping it for yourself, I promise not to judge Perhaps the easiest homemade gift of all times is homemade vanilla extract. It literally only needs 2 ingredients and then a …

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Dip Party 101

So here’s the thing… What’s Gaby Cooking is mostly sunshine, flip flops, guacamole, a dose of silliness and epic spreads like this Dip Party. It’s exactly who I am as a person but there’a also another part to me that cares about so much more than what we make in the kitchen. Yesterday I spent …

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Roasted Potato Fried with Avocado Aioli

Roasted Potato Fries with Avocado Aioli

Given the opportunity to combine two of my favorite foods, it’s hard to say no. Potatoes and avocados are epic for many reasons… one of which being that they are both extremely versatile. From mashed potatoes to fries and guacamole to a sauce, it’s hard to go wrong. And these Roasted Potato Fries with Avocado …

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Green Goddess Dressing

Green Goddess Dressing

You see, I had the best of intentions to do a little veggie cleanse starting yesterday. But then I had a mega craving for gnocchi and it all went out the window. So I’m starting fresh today and piling my plate high with healthy things like vegetables, salads, fruits and this green goddess dressing! Now …

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Avocado Hummus

Avocado Cilantro Hummus

As we continue our love affair with Avocados we’re diving head first into this Avocado Cilantro Hummus plus bringing you a 101 post on how to make the most delicious vegetarian wraps! Ready… bring it! On my quest to make your life easier, and to easy everyone into the back to school swing, I’ve got …

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Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

 I’m currently all about sauce. Pesto sauce, Tzatziki sauce, you name it. It’s an easy way to jazz up and meal and this Roasted Red Pepper Pasta made with the most delicious Roasted Red Pepper Sauce is front and center today. You see, I’ve devised a new plan in the kitchen when I’m feeling lazy. (and …

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Grilled Pickles // What's Gaby Cooking

Grilled Pickles

Have you guys ever grilled pickles? What? Did some of you say no?! Well, today’s your day, because that is what’s going on in my kitchen right this very minute. My love for quality pickles has been in full force the last few years. And these Farmer’s Garden by Vlasic pickles make accessing epic pickles …

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Blistered Cherry Tomatoes

Blistered Cherry Tomatoes

It’s probably wise to make these Blistered Cherry Tomatoes every day for the entire month of August. The current scene in my kitchen is pretty awesome if you ask me. My countertops look like the most colorful jewelry box made of tons of different produce that I hauled home from the market this past weekend. They are …

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Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

Homemade Tzatziki

 Besides my major love affair with all things basil vinaigrette related… I’m also majorly crushing on Homemade Tzatziki. I’m not even quite sure you could call it a crush, because I’ve been eating Tzatziki by the boatload for years. It’s one of those things you can whip up every few days and keep on hand …

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