Once in a while you come across a recipe that really knocks your socks off. Well this recipe for Bang Bang Cauliflower is one of those times. I love cauliflower, but even if you don’t, you’re gonna love this dish! It’s a take-off on the famous “Bang Bang Chicken” dish, known for it’s sweet-spicy chili sauce that is served alongside. You can make it fiery hot … Read more People are Raving about this Cauliflower Recipe!
If you follow my blog, you may have noticed a bit of a theme lately. I am doing a study on Asian cooking so I have been posting many Thai style recipes. Living in a rural area, it can be difficult to get some of the more uncommon food supplies that I need. However, we have two lovely Asian markets in San Luis Obispo County … Read more Enjoy the last of the Seasons’ best Fresh Corn, Cob and all!
There’s usually only two of us in the house at dinner, unless I have invited guests to join. That makes it a bit difficult for some of the recipes I make. Especially when cooking a pork tenderloin that comes two to a pack. In an effort not to waste anything and making the rest of my weeks’ meals quite simple, I re-invented my leftover pork … Read more Two Great Meals to make with your Leftover Pork Tenderloin
It is so much fun to find new ways to add more vegetables to your diet. The American Heart Association states that for a 2,000 calorie diet, you should be eating 4-5 servings of vegetables per day. That may seem like a lot, but it’s really easy to incorporate more vegetables into your menu by adjusting ingredients just a bit. One fun way is to eat … Read more If you liked Tater Tots, you will Really Love Zucchini Tots!
The other white meat…that’s what they call it these days. What a conundrum it is though. Pork that is juicy and tender is succulent and tasty. But how many times have you either prepared or been served pork that is dry and tasteless? Well thanks to some new safety cooking guidelines and proper techniques, pork no longer has to be overcooked and unappetizing! On … Read more You Never have to eat Overcooked Pork Again!
I’m not much on breakfast meals these days but I do love vegetable pancakes. Some of my favorites are made with potatoes, squash or zucchini. I also love pancakes made with corn. They are very versatile, as you can make them sweet and serve them for brunch topped with powdered sugar or savory and serve them as a starter or a side dish with your meal. … Read more Go Asian with these Thai Style Corn Fritters!
I love making stir fry dishes because they are quick and easy and you can pretty much use anything you have on hand in them. From my Talley Farms CSA box, I had some french green beans, snap peas, bok choy and sweet orange peppers. A perfect combination for a stir fry! I thought it might be fun to change up my standard ginger/soy based sauce … Read more Stir Fry is a Great Way to use Fall Vegetables!
If you’re looking for the ultimate dining experience, you need to call and reserve the Chef’s Table at One Market in San Francisco. Originally led by Chef Bradley Ogden, it is now in the capable hands of Chef Mark Dommen who has been leading the charge for the last 12 years. One Market has a team of experts at the helm with Pastry Chef Patti Dellamonica-Bauler … Read more The Ultimate Dining Experience – Chef’s Table at One Market
It isn’t always the new kid on the block that delivers the best in dining entertainment. For a restaurant to remain top of the list year over year, it has to deliver both good food and good service with consistency. The Roaring Fork in Scottsdale, Arizona is one of those places for me. They boast a well rounded menu with something for every palate that highlights wood fired options … Read more A Reputation that Stands the Test of Time
And they’re not just for popper’s either! I just made the most incredible Creamy Jalapeño Soup! Just enough heat to wake up your senses, but not enough to scare away even the weakest gringo. It is a mixture of roasted jalapeño peppers, sweet orange peppers and fire roasted tomatoes (in a can). To make it creamy, this recipe does use light cream, but you could … Read more Jalapeño Pepper’s aren’t just for Salsa!