White wine and garlic, if these two things aren’t in your cooking repertoire they should be. These two ingredients are usually always on hand and ALWAYS taste good together. Whether they are paired together in pasta dishes, poultry, fish or in this case veggies, it’s a safe bet that the food will taste light and fantastic. (more…)
Posts tagged ‘Garlic’
Potatoes to me are like blank canvases. They look and taste the way you make them, which is probably why everyone likes them. I don’t think I have ever met someone who doesn’t like some sort of potato dish.
These hasselback potatoes are a fun twist on baked potatoes. They look different and adventurous on your plate which is always a great thing when having people over.
Super easy and obviously really cheap to make, I mean hello they are taters, the cheap mans diet! You just can’t go wrong with these. (more…)
I’ve loved brussel sprouts ever since I was little. I know, weird that a child would LOVE them, but I did. My mom would even pack them in my lunch and I would eat them cold. If only more people in my life enjoyed them as much as I did it would make my life a little easier. I have slowly started to draw people over to the brussel side, but it’s been a challenge.
I tend to eat brussels plain – but still tasty – by roasting them with a little salt, pepper and garlic. In an attempt to up my brussels repertoire, I created this recipe which adds another dimension of flavor to my usual method. (more…)
Let me start by saying that I have been wanting to make pad Thai for about 6 months now, but I kept getting scared to try something that I love so much. I was convinced it was going to come out bad and ruin my taste for wanting to cook Thai food. Boy was I wrong!
It actually came out really really tasty! (more…)
Constantly coming up with new side dishes is almost like a part time job. I find it difficult to spice up my side dish repertoire when I’m dealing with selective veggie eaters. This is why I decided I no longer care about who eats what. I am now making whatever I feel like making and if they don’t like it they won’t eat it. I have also discovered that by doing this people end up eating, and liking, something they don’t normally eat because it’s their only option and therefore they are forced to try it. (more…)
My farmer’s market trips usually result in me finding something new, which is exactly what happened this Sunday. I stumbled upon this salt booth that now I can’t wait to go back to called Hepp’s Salt. This guy had about 30 – 40 different kinds of salts and I wanted every single one. What was so great about it was how reasonably priced they were. Each bag of salt was only 5 dollars. (more…)
When your typical BBQ meal becomes average to the same group of eaters, it’s time to think of something new. BBQ is just so easy when I’m in the mood to cook for others but would love to have it little less mess and the help of a BBQ master J
Usually when I’m grilling for more than just me and someone else I have someone on the grill manning the food so nothing burns, while I handle the kitchen duties.
What I LOVE about this chicken is that is has sweetness along with the little zing of the orange. It’s always great to have something you can grill that isn’t a burger or steak. It’s fun to surprise your guests who think they are coming over for a typical BBQ with something that will make their taste buds say “what’s this new bbq taste I’m experiencing here?”. (more…)