Toasting certain ingredients is used in cooking to heightened flavor. It’s a special flavor. It can be a time consuming venture as your “toast” these ingredients in the oven every so slowly. Often it’s tempting to avoid that toasting step. Then, years ago I had read you could “toast” nuts in the microwave. You just
We don’t go long in this house without whipping up a good Mexican or Tex-Mex dish. When you marry a New Mexican, it’s kind of par for the course. But, I do have to admit we have an eclectic taste for good food – we like variety and ethnic food. Just a little Burch history:
Once upon a time a boy and a girl discovered a rare delicacy called a pierogi. It was an uncommon food not typically found in their land known as The South. It was the boy who actually discovered this treasure at an exotic ritual called a “food tasting and sample event” at the local market.
Over the years I have noticed there are certain foods that men typically love. I’m not trying to be stereotypical, but it’s based on personal experience. Two that come swiftly to mind are Deviled Eggs and Meatloaf. My Tall and Handsome falls into the category “Meatloaf and Devil Eggs were here.” He acknowledges this statement
Since ancient times there has been what is known as the “Mediterranean triad” in Greek cooking. That triad is made up of wheat, olive oil and wine. This recipe makes use of two of those standards. Greek cuisine has about a 4,000 year tradition and Greeks were savvy enough to incorporate food elements from other
We eat our fair share of chicken, lean pork, lean ground beef and meatless meals. But, every once in a while we like to sink our teeth into something a little more “meaty”. This recipe fits that bill. With the right recipe, lean uncooked beef tips can be turned into a lot of great dishes
Two things you might want to know about today’s recipe: This recipe is a “oldie goldie”. As a matter of fact, I almost posted it yesterday as a “Throwback Thursday” recipe. So, remove Thursday and just considered it “throwback”. We had severe thunderstorms yesterday and I have an aging Mini Schnauzer who has decided to