More talk about takeout and recipes for taco bake, quesadillas, and MYOBurritos. It’s been awhile, sure, but I still have some ideas for make-at-home food meant for take-out cravings. If you are eying the Taco Bell (or are frequenting the local Mexican joint or even one of those new-fangled fresh-Mexican chains) on the way home … More Takeout Series Three
Not that long ago, I posted a series of photos on Facebook featuring my husband and I on a date night. Aside from all the other nerd festivities, there were a couple shots of me holding a book I happened upon at a used book store we wandered in while waiting to eat. Now let’s … More The Sweet Side of Beans
A short discussion on corn meal and a couple polenta recipes. Were you aware that corn is one of the quite few foods that originated in the Americas (as well as cranberries, sweet potatoes, quinoa, and tomatoes, and if I’m not mistaken, blueberries)? Corn has taken over the country, and if you are at all … More Let’s Talk Corn (Meal)
The last two chili recipes in the series, and nothing red or beefy. Whew! We are still on chilies, thanks to some publishing deadlines and the holidays. Yikes. We’ll make this one quick and try to get back on track. (No use to expostulate on new years resolutions here, b/c we are already cooking healthier … More …Seven Chili, More.
Two more chili recipes, which brings us to six so far. Yes, Rachel refers to Rachel Ray. I tell ya’, I have a real love-hate relationship with her recipes, but this one I like. It’s not a straightforward chili, but I seem to be averaging one straightforward and one “alternative” chili per each chili miniseries … More …Five Chili, Six Chili…
I wanted to get one more blog entry in before I launched RealisticChef, because this morning I got my first blog question. I received a call from a family member. “When are you going to start that food blog? I need a recipe for beans and vegetables.” Ultimately, he was aiming at weight loss. And … More The Magical Fruit