It wasn’t butter or canola oil. And definitely not extra virgin olive oil. Lard, rendered pork fat, was what people used when they needed to make pastry or when dinner needed frying. Here’s why you should cook with lard? I bought some lard yesterday. Ok, pipe down everyone and don’t have a heart attack (pun intended). It’s not
Did I ever tell you that we have a son who lives in Tucson that’s a trained Chef??? That’s right, about 20 years ago we loaded him up on Amtrak and sent him West to Portland, Oregon to Culinary School! Even though he’s not currently using his skills in the restaurant arena, he loves to cook and you can
Classic Mexican Tostadas with a Greek Twist. Just add Feta Cheese and Olives. Have you ever escabeche ‘d? I think my biggest takeaway from being a Rick Bayless devotee has been the discovery of dishes that use vinegar. Use vinegar to either cook in or marinate in. I wouldn’t call it exactly “pickling”, but it
Pork Achiote is a beautifully savory dish where a pork shoulder is flavored with achiote paste and lime juice and slow cooked. Achiote turns this everyday pork roast into a fiesta. Try this Rick Bayless Slow Roasted Pork Achiote, it’s feeds a crowd, so great for your next party. I’m a huge Rick Bayless fan
Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce quickly transform a basic Hollandaise Sauce into a spicy eggs benedict breakfast. Add some bacon and you’ve got a delicious and unique version of Eggs Benedict.
This is quick, delicious and somewhat healthy little soup. A spanish soup with chorizo and cabbage and packed full of flavor.
Rick Bayless Chicken Enchiladas Recipe. Roasting fresh tomatoes and peppers and topped with a tomato cream sauce and baked until bubbly, this is our favorite enchilada recipe.
Shrimp Tostadas…easy, fresh, delicious and with the addition of adobo sauce…addicting. This creation is one of my favorite things to make during spring, summer…fall…oh heck, we might as well throw in winter. This is delicious, easy, fresh and makes a year round appearance on our dinner table.