I’ve mentioned my love of Alton Brown many times. His show is essentially Cooking for Geeks, which is right up my alley. His tips and techniques have definitely helped me become a more skilled cook and baker. Not only that, but his recipes tend to turn out perfectly. My husband declared Alton’s brownies “the best [...]
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On January 1, I considered making a traditional New Year’s Day meal. There are certainly enough food traditions revolving around that date. People believe that by eating anything from black-eyed peas and pork to soba and tangerines, they will have good luck in the coming year. However, I’m not particularly superstitious, nor do I like [...]
Sometimes, the best recipes are the simplest ones. This Twist is a great example. It combines crescent dough roll, vegetables and cheese to make an appetizer that is satisfying to eat and pleasing to look at.
Normally, I’m a proponent of making baked goods by hand. But it’s hard to argue with the convenience of the bread machine. Put ingredients in the machine and set the timer before you leave for work. Come home to fresh bread. That’s why this recipe is meant for use with a bread machine. It tastes [...]
When I was 17, I went to Mexico City with my Spanish class. I loved everything about it – the hotel overlooking the Zócalo, the pyramids, the sense of history, the colors, the energy and the food. While some of my classmates were happy with KFC, my mom I tried all sorts of new things. [...]