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Lemongrass & Yellow Curry Marinade

You’re probably going to see plenty more marinade and grill-ready recipes up on The Sparkle Kitchen in the next couple of months. There are two primary reasons for my impending flavorful-marinade frenzy.  First is the weather. Today was about 77 degrees and perfectly sunny. I’ve mentioned before that I’m just dying for the warm weather […]

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Cake Batter Chex Mix Two Ways (& Winter Cheer)

The holiday season is so delightfully busy. Even though we are all running around from party to party, our calendars are packed with the so-much-fun kind of engagements that it isn’t unpleasant at all to need to be in three places at once. Or maybe I’m still experiencing post-finals euphoria. Either way, holidays are a wonderful time to […]

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South American Inspired Venison Salad with Chimichurri and Roasted Chickpeas

Update! Ladies and Gentlemen, this little recipe won a recipe contest from Chef’s Planet! I had been thinking about a dear friend who was visiting Argentina this last week while at the same time trying to decide what to do with the last pound of venison (I mean it: the last one!) in the freezer when […]

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