Recipes

We are so excited for Autumn to arrive, and with only a few days away, we decided to start the Fall recipes early! There is just something so warm and cozy about Fall food. Soup is one of the most popular foods during the Fall and Winter months. It’s hard to get away with it …

A while back we posted a wonderful recipe for Italian Potato Soup with Leeks and Pancetta. That potato and leek soup is quite brothy with chunks of potatoes, leeks, pancetta, mushrooms and so on. With leeks now coming into season we have noticed a large increase in the number of leek soups appearing at local …

My mother is in town for several days and we just so happened to have some lamb left over from some delicious burgers that we made the other night. She kept talking about a pasta dish that her mom (my grandmother) used to make for her as a kid that had lamb and cinnamon in …

When we think about summer, we often think about burgers and hot dogs and grilling with friends and family. But, I think we tend to forget about another wonderful treat that is really easy to prepare with friends and cooks well on a grill: kebabs! A kebab is like a burger, its a platform for …

The other night, I was experimenting with sauces for wings and came upon something absolutely spectacular: roasted garlic and tomatillo green chile sauce. The combination of roasted garlic, tomatillos, and hatch green chilies was splendid. The tomatillos and the garlic help tone down the hatch chilies and create a mellow sauce that could be applied …

Here of late, we have been following a tailgating thing here and why stop now, especially with the first full weekend of college football in the books and the start of the professional season just days away now. One problem that many of us have with tailgating is that most foods are too big and …

The other night we ventured to the heart of Mexico and created a fabulous authentic mole sauce. However, we made too much. Now, if you have ever had a mole sauce before, you will likely agree that this is not a bad predicament to be in. So, the question becomes, “What do we do with …

This is a recipe that I came up with a long while back that actually started as just a “Surprise” cookie. It has since been transformed and modified into many different forms and here today, we bring to you the “Triple Surprise” version of this colossal chocolate chip cookie. The story behind this cookie stems …

Ahh, the mole sauce, a staple of Mexican cuisine that is often feared by most at-home cooks. Given the immense complexity of the sauce (requiring upwards of 20 ingredients and quite a bit of time and effort), it is no wonder that there are short-cut mole recipes popping up all over the Internet these days. …