Archive of ‘Main DIshes’ category

Simply Scrumptious!

Posted on August 16, 2017

Just in time for the end of summer vacation and back to school – a return to “our regularly scheduled programming”, here is a charming cookbook filled with delicious, nutritious, simple recipes, using ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen!

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Mongolian Beef

Posted on August 7, 2017

Disclaimer: Melissa’s Produce provided a copy of 101 Asian Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die and produce for me to cook with.  I was not compensated in any other way, and all opinions are my own. Chef Jet Tila will tell you he’s “just a kid from East L.A.”…but with the longest sushi roll, the […]

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Hatch Chile Compound Butter

Posted on August 2, 2017

Oh yes, it’s that time of year…Hatch Chile Season is here!  It’s wonderful to walk into the market and be greeted with the sight of beautiful green gems that are only grown in Hatch. New Mexico.  Their distinctive flavor adds flair (and heat!) to any dish! The season – from August until mid-to-late September – […]

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Five-Spice Stir-Fried Soba Noodles

Posted on July 15, 2017

What comes to mind when you think of the word “vegan”?  If you’re like me, your first thoughts don’t immediately go to words like “tasty”, innovative”, or “satisfying”.  As a little girl in the 70’s I remember going to a few vegan restaurants with my mom and her friends…let’s just say I wasn’t anxious to […]

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Sweet & Smoky Pear & Onion Pizza

Posted on April 28, 2017

Disclosure: OXO provided the featured kitchen tools for me to use and review for this post.  I was not compensated in any other way, and all the opinions are my own. I don’t think I’ve met anyone who doesn’t like pizza.  It’s a staple in busy homes and college residences, and more artisan pizzerias are […]

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