Posts Tagged ‘hot peppers’

Summer is almost here and we’ll all be busy grilling. We desperately need a cool side dish that delivers do-ahead service, stands up on buffet tables, avoids spoilage risk (hit the road mayo), and doesn’t threaten those swimsuit physiques (you too pasta salad). 

Both recipes, inspired by two well-respected chefs, relying on … Read More

Sometimes it takes only one ingredient to make a recipe go from edible to incredible and you go from dinner fixer to – ah-hem – chef.

Chipotle chili pepper is the humble performer, the drummer of the band if you will, in this oh-so simple chicken tortilla soup.  And, the chipotle, … Read More

Chili peppers have been stalking me.

They found me first in Africa in most soups and savory dishes.  African chefs use hot peppers, just like Latin chefs, to boost comfort in hot climates: peppers help stimulate sweating and salivation which keep our bodies cool.   I found that the warmth from … Read More