Archive for the ‘vegetables’ Category

This is a story about a best friend, a birthday milestone, and vegetables with hummus.

We met working at MTV where our execs loved to stress its casual atmosphere.  The dress code according President Tom Freston was no full frontal nudity (funny right?) or the higher up the food chain you … Read More

I first had this luscious Mexican street food at a cool haunt frequented by my daughter and her college friends in Manhattan’s East Village. Mexican street corn – elotes –  we’ve all have had, if not on the streets of Mexico, at most country fairs with its buttery cobs showered … Read More

Most of our favorite condiments rely on vinegar – ketchup, pickles, mustard, barbecue sauce, salad dressings. Vinegar’s hit of pungent acidity provides a bitter/salt flavor combo that gets us to really notice the food it presents – like a ringmaster for the greatest bite on earth. Every cool chef in … Read More

Equipped with a blender, a pot, 2-3 sauté pans, an ice bath and a watch to time the speed at which you whip up this five-ingredient recipe, you’ll get a meal that presents as restaurant fare without all the fuss and expense. If scallops aren’t your thing, roasted shrimp or sautéed … Read More

We have a full-on main course meal that, despite begin loaded with veggies, kids will devour.  With 300 cals per serving and do-ahead steps, everyone wins with our goodie two-cheese nachos. It’s what’s for dinner.

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