Spicy Chocolate-Covered Oranges with Smoked Salt

Spicy Chocolate-Covered Oranges with Smoked Salt | StrictlyDelicious.com

Ahhh this sweet snack is ALL THAT!!! (Oh boy; did I just show my age…??) These spicy chocolate-covered oranges sprinkled with smoked salt are the perfect blend of salty, sweet, crunchy, savory, spicy, and juicy! And don’t you worry if you aren’t a huge fan of spicy food. We’re stirring just a little bit of… 

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Shiitake Mushroom Salt

Shiitake Mushroom Salt | StrictlyDelicious.com

This is the first post in an unofficial series I’ll be doing over the next few weeks with recipes for aaallll kinds of spectacular homemade gifts. I’m doing this one first because: It is sooo delicious I couldn’t wait any longer to share it with you This shiitake salt needs to go on ALL of… 

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Honey Roasted Pears with Sea Salt & Rosemary Whipped Cream

Honey Roasted Pears with Sea Salt and Rosemary Whipped Cream | StrictlyDelicious.com

I think autumn in Richmond is my favorite time of year. (Sorry spring!) The days are brights and sunny with no clouds in the beautiful periwinkle-colored sky. The nights and mornings are chilly, perfect for pulling out my beloved fuzzy blankets, sweaters, scarves, and slipper socks. It’s the time to daydream about mulled cider, pumpkin chili,… 

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How to Make Crispy Pork Belly

How to Make Crispy Pork Belly | StrictlyDelicious.com

I remember the first time I had pork belly. A little bit before I tried it for the first time, my dad and sister enjoyed pork belly at a restaurant they’d gone to when he visited her at college. When they came to visit me the next weekend, my dad tried to explain to me this… 

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Homemade Garlic Salt

Homemade Garlic Salt | StrictlyDelicious.com

I’m obsessed with flavored salts. Since I usually season my food very simply, flavored salts give me a secret additional flavor essence that amplifies the taste of whatever I’m cooking. I use my rosemary salt on and in EVERYTHING, and now this homemade garlic salt is subject to the same fate. I put this garlic… 

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How to Make Rosemary Salt

How to Make Rosemary Salt | StrictlyDelicious.com

Now I know that rosemary salt is nothing new or original. But it’s something I use regularly, like eeryday, ON THE REGGGGG-U-LAR, so I just had to make a post about it. Rosemary salt might actually be my very favorite seasoning. Okay, confession time. I’m totally into television for kids. I watch kids shows and kids movies all the… 

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Roasted Peach Caprese Salad

Roasted Peach Caprese Salad via StrictlyDelicious

Before I learned of my tomato allergy, caprese salads were one of my favorite summer dishes. I loooooved the thick slices of succulent tomatoes and creamy cheese with sweet green basil stuffed in the layers every which way. Ooohhh OH I would eat those babies all summer long, and twice on Sundays. Since moving to Richmond I… 

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