I had tagged a recipe for a salsa in one of my Mexican cookbooks. But the salsa did not contain the typical salsa ingredients. No tomatoes in a salsa?? WHAT??? Well what ended up being created, while called a salsa in the cookbook, I would consider a sauce. A very complex sauce that takes yourRead more
I seem to be in a bit of seafood kick right now. In my last post I made a super easy clam recipe and really hope some readers do try that recipe. Not only is it good but it’s a sense of accomplishment to use an ingredient which can be intimating. This next recipe usesRead more
I CANNOT make mayonnaise. I have tried several time using various recipes and it NEVER works out. But I keep trying in the hopes that one day I will be able to master making mayonnaise.
Well this one was kind of a failure, on a couple of levels, but not necessarily the fault of the cookbook I used, Plenty. Plenty is a vegetarian cookbook, and if you are into that sort of thing you will be happy to know a second cookbook, Plenty More, was recently released.
It has been fun now that I am getting back to cookbooks I have already visited and comparing to what I made the last time round. Last time I used this cookbook I made a BBQ burger, you can read all about it here.
That isn’t just a funny title for this blog post – it’s the name of the next cookbook! Cooking For Dummies by Bryan Miller and Marie Rama is a great reference guide for cooking that includes recipes. The recipe I had tagged was for Sautéed Peppered Sirloin of Beef. Al joined me in the kitchenRead more
Last week I helped with a BBQ at work. The menu consisted of shish kabobs, salads and rice. To compliment the meat and veggies on the kabobs I offered to make a few sauces. The sauce “bar” was a pretty big hit!