We made this Indian curry chicken recipe for the second time tonight. The recipe is from Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker Recipes for Two. The first time we made it we cut the chicken up and tonight we put the entire chicken breasts in. We both thought it was better when the chicken was cut [...]
Archive for January, 2007
We used 2 cookbooks for this dish. The pasta recipe is from Cooking with Seasons, which redeemed itself from the disasterous mole recipe, and the sauce recipe is from 50 Great Pasta Sauces. I’d skip buying both of these cookbooks, and just use the recipes posted here. The sauce cookbook is pretty basic, and not [...]
The Salem Statesman Journal has put my latest article up on its D’Lish website. The recipes are for a Mexican meal with ropa vieja (a shredded beef dish), Mexican rice (Rachel’s recipe), pinto beans, and three excellent salsas. Read it here!
In my continuing research on chocolate, I like to taste and score various chocolate bars. For scoring I used my “three Ts” — taste, texture, and toppings. Taste refers to both the overall taste of the chocolate and, if there are toppings, the chocolate part of the flavor. That’s why a bar can get a [...]
These are the notes I originally wrong that go along with the creation of the truffles and ice cream I wrote about in this post. It was originally put up on the Salemfood website, which is why I write things like “Christmas party coming up.” Chocolate Ice Cream Notes I put this on the page [...]
As part of my food writing duties I have been given “Cooking With the Seasons” by Lesa Heebner to review. Though the review will ultimately be pretty short, I’m still doing some test cooking from the book to see if it’s something worthwhile. Unfortunately, my first experience was not a good one. I made the [...]
All cookbooks, recipes, and anything food related is rated on a 5 star system: 5 Stars: Exceptionally Superb 4 Stars: Excellent 3 Stars: Good 2 Stars: Ok, but won’t make again 1 Star: Inedible
This Taco Soup recipe is an adaptation from Paula Deen’s recipe. Her recipe serves 12-16, while our adaptation serves 5-6 hearty portions. Ingredients: 1 package of ground turkey, chicken or beef (approximately 1lb.) 1 cup diced onions 1 15 oz. can of pinto beans, drained and rinsed 1 15 oz. can of kidney beans, drained [...]
Back in December I wrote a piece for the Salem Statesman Journal on high end chocolates, and in it I put two incredibly good recipes for chocolate ice cream and chocolate truffles. Check it out here. Read my notes about the recipes here.
All cookbooks, recipes, and anything food related will be rated on a 5 star system: 5 Stars: Exceptionally Superb 4 Stars: Excellent 3 Stars: Good 2 Stars: OK, but won’t make again 1 Star: Inedible