A Recipe For Getting Into the Spirit of the Holidays
Every year we start the holiday season by watching as a family the 1938 version of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens starring Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart and Kathleen Lockhart, the parents of June Lockart who played one of the daughters in the movie. Later on she starred in two of my favorite shows growing up: ...
I love eggplant Parmesan and I have prepared it many different ways - in sauce, by itself, thick, thin, different types of cheeses. I don't care. Give me fresh eggplant fried just right with a good tomato sauce and I'm happy.
If you are looking for a way to use up some squash and shallots, I highly recommend you give this one a try. This recipe serves four so you might want to double it up if you are having guests or want to serve it again later in the week.
Egg foo young is an American Chinese restaurant staple. Like many other common Chinese dishes it was invented in the US. However, egg foo young does have authentic Chinese underpinnings. It is a variant of an old Sichuan dish called Fu yung egg slices, a dish based on egg whites and pork.
Chiles Rellenos is one of my wife's favorite Mexican dishes. One of the best versions I've tasted was years ago just after we were married on a trip across country looking for the perfect place to live. We took the southern route that brought us through the small town of Prescott, Arizona where we spent the night.
We asked around for the best Mexican restaurant in to...
This is the Eggplant Parmesan recipe that my wife and I served at a dinner party. It came from the Chefs at Home column of the Wall Street Journal. It's a very cool twist on traditional eggplant Parmesan. I hope you'll give it a try.
If you want a great recipe to serve your vegetarian friends, look no further.
Creating a meal for some vegetarian friends allowed me the opportunity to try Veggie-Glace Gold (meatless Demi-Glace). I have written about some of their other products in the past and was excited about trying to create a tasty au poivre sauce without a meat base.
My friends loved the comb...
A hearty and filling lentil stew, perfect as a side or even as a meal all on its own. Substitute sundried tomatoes for the bacon and vegetable stock for the chicken stock, and it turns into a vegetarian side. I think you'll like the combination of smoked paprika and sherry vinegar, too.
It's my belief how you like your mashed potatoes depends on what you were served as a kid and the four topics above will allow you to recreate any style of mashed potatoes you like. Whether you like them smooth and creamy, textured or fluffy, the answer is in these four questions.