Has the common every day banana ever introduced you to its starchy cousin, the plantain? I would never dream of frying a banana, but for plantains, that’s the PERFECT way to prepare plantains. I was introduced to this delicious commodity back in my senior […]
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Fried rice has never been a dish that amazed me. At least not from a restaurant. The best I can ever remember having is from a Hibachi restaurant. It’s just always so much better. As Good as it Gets? At a certain point after […]
I’ve got cherry tomatoes coming out of my ears right now. Because of that, I’ve ended up doing more posts recently about cherry tomatoes. I guess I could write these posts up and publish them at other times throughout the year, but hey it’s […]
In my house this time of year you’ll find my window sills in the kitchen lined with seemingly glowing, bright red cherry tomatoes. Whether or not we plant these guys, we’re going to end up with them.”Volunteers” or plants that start from a rogue […]
Hummus always seemed like a far-away country or something. You know it’s there and what it’s all about. You’ve gotten little tastes of this country through pictures, people or food even, but you won’t be going there anytime soon.
I can allllmost guarantee that you’ve never had guacamole like this. There’s no crazy techniques going here. Everything is pretty straight forward with the exception of one thing….my secret ingredient. You most likely won’t be finding this secret ingredient in anyone else’s guacamole. This […]
Long gone are the days that I reach for a jar of pre-made tomato sauce for a rushed weekday meal. I now reach for a can of crushed tomatoes. They’re the perfect base for my quick tomato sauce and require little effort to be […]
I thought I had a recipe to post for baked beans. Turns out I don’t…BECAUSE YOU DON’T BAKE THEM! All of the cooking is done on the stove top. “Gee thanks stovetop, you’re the best.”
It feels almost like blasphemy to make French fries in the oven. How can you even call it a fry? Should these be called French bakes? No that’s even more blasphemous. Regardless of your French fry oriented belief system, I’m a true believer in making […]