Simple Salsa Verde

Salsa verde = green sauce. The name is as simple as this recipe. The name may be simple but the complexity of the flavor is not. Roast. Puree. Pour. Eat. Roasting tomatillos, onion, garlic and jalapeno changes and deepens the flavors of these vegetables and aromatics. It softens the harsh edges of the jalapeno and […]

Spicy Hot Link Corn Dogs with Cajun Honey Mustard

    Who doesn’t love a corn dog?  Happy memories of carefree days at the county fair, corn dog in hand.  My sister and I running to get in line at the funhouse, mustard dripping onto our clothes as we take big bites from our corn dogs. Now we take my daughter to the county […]

Spicy Avocado Goddess Dressing

    Green Goddess salad dressing. If you are of a certain age, you remember it well. As all foods do, it fell out of fashion for awhile for some reason. But in the past few years, chefs have reintroduced this lovely, herbaceous dressing to their customers. I ate Green Goddess dressing a lot when […]

Homemade Thai Sweet Chile Sauce

  Forget sriracha! My condiment of choice is Thai sweet chile sauce. I dip my fries in it, put it on fried chicken, maybe a drizzle a bit in a bowl of wonton soup. It must be that satisfying combination of sweetness,  followed closely by heat that tantalizes my tastebuds so.   Recently I harvested […]