Stealth Cooking

Stealth Cooking Stealth Cooking has tips and techniques on making meals healthier, while still delicious. Some tips can be stealthy, others are simple tricks that work. The results have worked for me and my family, I hope they're equally successful for you.

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Watermelon Salad

Aug 27, 2014
Watermelon Salad

Here's a salad that is sure to be a big hit with kids, both big and small. It's simple to make, easy to pack, and easy to eat. It's great for picnics, at the beach or in the backyard. Enjoy this "salad" as either a side dish or as a dessert.Ingredients...

Blistered Shishito Peppers

Aug 22, 2014
Blistered Shishito Peppers

Shishito and padron peppers are all the rage in Sacramento. Last year I could only find them occasionally in the farmer's market. They were the secret darling of cutting edge chefs. This year, they're making appearances every week at the farmer's marke...

Tortilla Espanola

Aug 11, 2014
Tortilla Espanola

This "tortilla" is more like a potato frittata, but who's to say about names. The dish originates in Spain, but is enjoyed everywhere, and frequently makes an appearance on meatless nights at my house. It is similar to a frittata, but the tortilla espa...

Recipe: Tzatziki Sauce

Aug 4, 2014
Recipe: Tzatziki Sauce

This refreshing sauce is a melange of cucumbers with bright lemony notes offset by tangy Greek yogurt. I like it on chicken souvlaki or as a side to just about any Greek dish or savory meat. It's also nice as a dip with toasted pieces of pita bread. If...

Pasta with Prosciutto, Kale, and Red Pepper

Jul 30, 2014
Pasta with Prosciutto, Kale, and Red Pepper

This pasta is a grown up version of one of my favorite childhood sandwiches ... the BLT. Some of these substitutions make it a healthy pasta.  Prosciutto has a stronger and saltier taste than bacon, so less can be used. Kale holds up better than t...

Watermelon Lemon Fresca

Jul 24, 2014
Watermelon Lemon Fresca

Refreshing! That's what they'll say about this drink. It's got watermelon, lemon juice, a hint of mint, and sparkling water. Substitute champagne for the sparkling water for a refreshing version with a punch.Ingredients:1/4 cup water2 Tbs. sugar4 cups ...

Sesame Seed Salad Dressing

Jul 17, 2014

This salad dressing pairs well with any salad that has an Asian flair. It's featured with Ahi tuna salad, but I also love it with salad topped with blackened chicken. My inspiration for this one comes from one of my favorite cookbooks, Santa Fe Light &...

In the kitchen: Sesame-crusted ahi with kale and quinoa

Jul 17, 2014
In the kitchen: Sesame-crusted ahi with kale and quinoa

Here's an ahi tuna salad that is an entire meal in itself. The kale and vegetables lend crunch and color, the quinoa adds substance, and the tuna tops it off for a beautiful and tasteful presentation. The tuna is encrusted with sesame seeds and the sal...

Scallops with Roasted Corn and Tomatoes

Jul 9, 2014
Scallops with Roasted Corn and Tomatoes

This dish highlights scallops, nestled on top of a bed of some of summer's finest. Corn is already a sweet grain, and pan roasting it brings out even more sweet flavor. Add some cherry tomatoes and peppers for color, and you're set to go. Scallops are ...

Summer Frittata

Jul 2, 2014
Summer Frittata

A frittata is similar to a quiche without a crust. It's cooked slightly differently, started on the stove top over low heat, then finished under the broiler. Frittata's usually include vegetables or meats and this one includes some of summer's finest a...

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