I first had this luscious Mexican street food at a cool haunt frequented by my daughter and her college friends in Manhattanâ€™s East Village. Mexican street corn – elotes – Â weâ€™ve all have had, if not on the streets of Mexico, at most country fairs with its buttery cobs showered … Read More
There are many reasons to avoid lasagna…it’s complicated to prepare, a four-digit calorie count, the silent g, the loud g (luten), square meals arenâ€™t your thing.
What if I told you delicious lasagna can be gluten-free, low cal possible and you can whip it up rather quickly, and remarkably quickly when … Read More
Leftovers need rebranding. Can we consider leftovers to be more like heightened ingredients? Â Super-ingredients that give us a headstart toward another meal. Â Uber-ingredients that are a crunchtimer’s dream. Ultra-ingredients that make miracle meals out of real food in minutes. Â No, they’re not leftovers at all. Â They’re mealstarters. Â Mealstarters that turn … Read More
Anything boasting â€œinstant dinner partyâ€ catches attention because it must mean that itâ€™s even easier and special for family meals.Â Braised pork ragu over tagliatelle is a hearty meal ideal for cozy eves, yet proves to be a welcome feast for weary weeknights after long work and school days.Â It … Read More
What do ziploc bags, Adam Carolla podcasts, and pickled onions have in common? Â Three topics I yarn about to the dismay of all involved. I challenge you to make a better sandwich than one with threads of perfectly brined red onion. Â And then there’s the tartine or in my book … Read More