A Greek-influenced pasta salad with feta, grape tomatoes, red onion, cucumber, baby spinach, fresh dill and corn tossed in a bright and sunny lemon dressing. A one-bowl feast. This is a great way to showcase fresh vegetables and is the most perfect summer side dish. Bonus being you can easily turn it into a main dish by throwing in some beans, cooked chicken, shrimp, tofu… [Read more]
Gougères are classic French cheese puffs made from pâte à choux. Think cream puffs. Only savory with cheese in the batter. Light and eggy with rounded, crackly tops and hollow centers that are perfect for filling. These are stuffed with cream cheese, tomato and fresh thyme. Insanely and crazily delicious. Two-bites per puff will leave you wanting more.
I combined my chicken tinga tostadas and Tex-Mex rice into a soup! Thank-you Mom. Sometimes you give me the best ideas. Tender cubes of chicken, rice and corn swimming in a mildly spiced broth with confetti-sized pieces of onion, red bell pepper, black olives and salsa. I chopped everything smaller than usual
Skillet Tex-Mex rice with black olives, red bell peppers, corn, chili powder and sharp cheddar cheese. The moment I set eyes on this I had to have it but the technique, at first, totally scared me off. I kept coming back to it until I finally caved from wanton food lust. The original recipe from the Kitchn tells you to crank the heat up to… [Read more]
Dear Chicken Tinga, I wonder where have you been all my life and why haven’t I heard of you before now? With your catchy name that makes me so happy to hear I want to repeat it over and over. Chicken tinga. . . chicken tinga. . . chicken tinga! Music to my ears. So easy you are to throw together using a minimal amount… [Read more]