Foodie Home Chef is a great food blogger who has kindly contributed to my blog on several occasions. Her food is creative and shows a great use of fresh ingredients which are treated with respect. Once again, she has kindly contributed this tasty recipe to my blog. Thanks!
I grow my own garlic. This comes with some blessings and a problem. Of course, you get a great tasting garlic with a firmness and texture that is vastly superior to the rubbery garlic sold in supermarkets. You also get tasty garlic scapes, the long stems in the centre of the garlic plant that are delicious in stir fries and pesto. The problem is you get a lot of garlic scapes if you grow enough garlic for a year like I do. Continue reading Garlic Scape Vinegar→
One of my favourite bloggers is Foodie Home Chef. She uses fresh ingredients and treats them with respect, my definition of a truly great cook. She has kindly given me permission to reproduce this http://foodiehomechef.com/recipe of hers from her blog. Take a look at her site at:
This salsa salad pairs up nicely with both Mexican & some Seafood dishes. It’s so healthy, amazingly easy to prepare & if you have more than 2 people to serve… just double, triple or quadruple the recipe & you can serve the whole gang!
1 mango, halved, seeded, peeled & cut into short strips
1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
2″ length of cucumber, peeled, cut in half lengthwise & thinly sliced (about 1/3 cup)
1/4 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped
1 small jalapeño, seeded & finely chopped or 2 tsp La Victoria Green Salsa Jalapeña extra hot
2 tsp freshly squeezed lime juice
1/8 tsp kosher or sea salt
Fresh ground black pepper, 3 pepper mill turns
1. Prepped ingredients.
2. Add all the ingredients to a 1.5 quart bowl & toss gently till well combined. Cover & refrigerate 2 to 4 hours to allow ingredients to marry & attain maximum flavor. Serve.
A friend brought me some imitation crab pieces. I was leery but can’t bear the thought of wasting food. I like to consider myself thrifty. She Who Must Be Obeyed calls it cheap. Regardless, I made a nice Seafood Caesar. Continue reading Seafood Caesar Salad→
I was invited to a pot luck dinner. I was assigned to bring a green vegetable. ARGH! If you cook a vegetable before you go, it will be either cold or mush from being kept warm too long. If you cook at the hosts home, you are in their way in their kitchen. I got around it by making a Broccoli Salad. Delicious cold green vegetables to the rescue. Continue reading Broccoli Salad→