I could have just named this ‘hearty main course salad’, but then I would be neglecting vowels that quinoa and aioli provide. Options abound with this full meal salad. You can eliminate ingredients you don’t have or those you don’t like, but figs and quinoa are a must and I … Read More
For all practical purposes, if you need to sell-in fresh tomato tart to your family, tell them it’s like pizza. Yet comparing fresh tomato tart to pizza is like comparing Vegas to Rome – they both have fountains and statues of Caesar, but the experience is quite different.
Taking advantage of … Read More
We’ve had a few one-pot dishes lately. There’s something about using fewer pots and pans and a meal that’s ready all at once, that I can’t ignore, especially one that taunts us with pasta, water and all the sauce ingredients in one pot. How can that be?
I came across this … Read More
Cinco de Mayo celebration began in California with Mexican immigrants celebrating their country’s rise over French rule after the defeating the French at the Battle of Puebla. Mexico observes this historic date, but the US declared it a national holiday. And what better way for America to celebrate anything, but … Read More
I wasn’t looking for a veggie burger until someone on television made it so enticing that I couldn’t resist. It took three “mmm”s of approval by someone eating it, before I gave in to a recipe that had been created by a tv weatherman. Turns out, there is a little … Read More