Market Street Health and Wellness

  • Weeknight Seafood Gumbo

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, Weeknight Meals, Seafood Recipes

    Seafood Gumbo

    After a delightful culinary trip to New Orleans, 10 years ago, I had a hankering for homemade gumbo. Never having made gumbo I dived into the world of Cajun recipes, gleaning little bits of inspiration from multiple sources. One recipe used butter for the roux, another the more commonly used vegetable oil. Some recipes called for okra, others tomatoes. The …

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  • Gochujang Chicken Caesar Salad

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, Weeknight Meals, Seafood Recipes

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen.

    Visit her full blog or find out more about her here. 

    Caesar salads have never really been on my radar until three years ago. What exactly happened that turned the tides in my salad world? Eli.

    It was then that my three-year old son became obsessed with Caesar salads. …

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  • Shrimp and Asparagus Gratin

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. 

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    Dinner doesn’t need to be daunting. It should be an experience where you improve your craft as a Creative Dinner Creator.

    That’s the way I view it at least, and as the kids get older and the schedules seem to …

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  • Weeknight Salmon and Asparagus

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, Weeknight Meals, Fish

     

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. 

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    Quick weeknight meals don’t have to revolve around the microwave or the drive-thru. In fact, the oven can quickly become your weeknight best friend with this simple technique: sheet-pan cooking.

    Sheet-Pan dinners …

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  • Saffron White Wine Mussels

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, Mussels, Seafood Recipes

     

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen.

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    It was Wednesday, March 27 2004. Paris was bustling and cold. Everyone was in a festive mood because it was St. Patrick’s Day. I remember this evening clearly because it was the night I shared a steaming, warm …

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  • Instant Pot Hot Cocoa Bread Pudding

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, Instant Pot, Pressure Cooking

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. 

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    Did you know that baking in the Instant Pot is a thing? Well it is, and I am happy to introduce this concept to you if you don’t already know.

    One of the key features of the Instant Pot is its ability to pressure cook …

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  • Instant Pot Linguini with Spicy Shrimp and Arugula

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, Instant Pot, Pressure Cooking

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. 

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    I love pasta. There are times that I think, perhaps, I was born in the wrong country and that Italy should have been my true birthplace.

    Anyone else?

    One thing I know about Italian cooking lore is that the cook never breaks …

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  • Instant Pot Rosemary Meatball Sliders

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, Instant Pot, Pressure Cooking

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. Visit her full blog or find out more about her here. It seems that many of us “pressure” cook every weekday. Wouldn’t it make sense to embrace how weeknight cooking feels and use a pressure cooker in the kitchen?The Instant Pot has taken home cooks by storm these past few years. This …

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  • New Year's Eve Shirley Temples

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, New Year's Eve, Drinks

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. 

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    There’s no need to plan two different New Year’s Eve elixirs to let everyone in your household feel celebratory. Mix one drink, two ways, and you’ll reach the hearts of all partygoers.

    The star of …

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  • Endive and Butter Lettuce Green Apple Salad

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, Salad, Apple Recipes

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. 

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    Something bright green and friendly caught my eye the other day at Market Street and I couldn’t stop thinking about it. The brilliant color and most interestingly, the leaves of this lettuce stayed with me.

    My go-to …

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