Having spent a couple of hours with the lovely Katie Chin at a signing for her latest book, Everyday Thai Cooking, with a bag of Asian produce in hand — Thai inspired I was! Fresh cilantro, garlic, ginger root, lemongrass, limes, mint, Thai basil, turmeric root, and more. What’s a girl to do?
I never know what to call something like this, other than a “burger.” The truth is though, in my humble opinion a burger is a sandwich that includes a bun, cooked meat, and usually other ingredients such as cheese, onion, tomatoes, etc. That said, it simply doesn’t sound as delicious to call this a vegetarian […]
New culinary word or the day: alcaparrado. Ever heard of it? I hadn’t either, until a few days ago when I read a Cuban recipe in the March issue of Savuer Magazine. Alcaparrado is a mix of pimento-stuffed olives, capers and raisins. This blend of deliciousness is typically found in a rich, hearty cuban stew […]
Who doesn’t love a crispy, juicy breaded piece of chicken!? (A rhetorical question — I want to think you all love it!) With two gluten-free eaters in my house, I’m always looking for new and creative ways to do this without bread. I have two super delicious, favorite recipes — the one posted here (obviously), […]
I’m always in search of the perfect lasagna noodles — those that aren’t pasta, that is. I love finding new ways to separate layers of delicious sauce and melting cheese in a unique, gluten-free way. With two gluten-free eaters in my house, I think this way about a lot of foods I prepare. When cooking […]
Remember when we made Chilled Cucumber-Basil Soup, and I told you about the numerous (often quirky), culinary phases my husband goes through? Well, there’s a whole new (definitely quirky) phase going on now. Without getting into detail, let’s just say that in addition to a whole lot of pumpkin purée and agave nectar suddenly appearing […]