An ode to one of my favorite cuisines – Tex Mex – with a little upgrade in the form of chorizo and more cheese.
I’m so excited to show off the first meal that we made from Jerusalem. This cookbook is so amazing. I received it as a Christmas gift after hearing its praises sung from the rooftops by every food writer I can think of. Now I’m joining the chorus. I love this book. This is not sponsored, […]
I hesitate to call this anything specific, because it’s not really dirty rice. But we’ve got spicy sausage, bell peppers and Penzey’s Cajun spice mix, so I think I’ve earned calling it “Cajunish.” More importantly, simple, it’s spicy and it’s a tasty weeknight meal (or weekend meal, really- it’s fast enough for a weeknight, so […]
Did I mention that we were recently in Chicago? We were recently in Chicago. I think it made my husband hungry for a few things that are frequently eaten in Chicago/the Midwest. We took care of the deep dish pizza while we were there. And we actually had some delicious Giardiniera while we were on […]
Last weekend was our first back after the holidays and we celebrated by making this hearty soup with just the right amount of heat. Dave is so good at improvising. He has an innate sense about these kinds of things – which is why his chili is amazing and so is this soup. You can […]
Every family has their own go-to chili recipe, it seems. Or they have a few variations. I know the two Dave and I grew up with are quite different: my mom’s chili is a tomato-intense ode to the essentials: ground beef, chili beans, and cumin. And boy is it good. Dave’s is a whole different […]
Well, I’ve dreaded this day, but at long last it is cold for real in Portland. I actually decided not to run during my lunch yesterday because it was in the 40s and I had only brought my regular gear of shorts and a t shirt. I will definitely be busting out the tights and […]