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Apr 16th

Recipes » Potato Chickpea Enchiladas


For the filling:

-1 lb white or yellow skinned waxy potatoes

-2 Tbsp olive oil

-4 cloves garlic, minced

-1 jalapeño or serrano chili, roasted and finely chopped

-1/2 large onion

-2 tsp oregano

-1 tsp ground cumin

-1 cup vegetable broth

-1 can chickpeas, well rinse and coarsely chopped

-s & p to taste

-12 corn tortillas


Green Tomatillo Sauce

Makes 4 cups sauce

Gluten/soy free

-1 lb tomatillos, husks removed and washed

-2 cloves garlic, chopped

-2 jalapeno, serrano or other green chilies, washed, sliced in half and seeded 

-1 medium onion, chopped

-1/2 cup cilantro leaves, lightly packed

-1 tsp dried oregano 

-2 tblsp peanut oil

-1 1/2 cups well-seasoned vegetable broth

-2 tsp sugar 

-1/2 tsp salt 

Cashew Crema

makes about 1 1/2 cups of sauce for a baked topping

Gluten Free

-12 oz soft silken tofu

-1/2 cup cashew nuts

-2 Tbsp lime juice

-1 Tbsp olive or peanut oil

-2 tsp cornstarch

-1 clove garlic, grated

-1 tsp salt


Tags: potato chickpea enchilada, latin food, vegan latina, terry hope romero

Apr 1st

Recipes » Greek Style Casserole


-1 1/2 cup orzo

-4 cloves garlic, minced

-8 oz loose leaf spinach

-1/4 cup chicken broth

-1.5 lb ground chicken (or beef, lamb, turkey, etc)

-1 28 oz can diced tomatoes

-1 Tbsp lemon juice

-1/2 tsp dried oregano

-2 bay leaves

-1 cup crumbled feta cheese 

-1/2 cup parmesan cheese


Tags: greek style casserole, ground chicken, feta cheese, orzo

Mar 18th

Recipes » Veal Meatballs


-2 lb ground veal

-1 onion, finely diced

-4 carrots, finely diced

-2 stalks celery, finely chopped

-1/2 lb spinach, finely chopped

-3 eggs, beaten

-1 1/4 cup breadcrumbs

-1/2 Tbsp lemon juice


Tags: meatballs, veal, spinach

Mar 4th

Recipes » Mushroom Barley Soup


-1 to 2 oz dried Porcini mushrooms, chopped, liquid reserved

-1/2 TBSP butter

-8 strips bacon

-1/2 cup plus  7 1/2 cups beef broth

-3 to 4 shallots, minced

-5 carrots, sliced

-10 oz Babybella or Cremini mushrooms, chopped

-3 oz Shitake mushrooms

-1 Tbsp thyme

-1 bay leaf

-1 cup pearled barley

-2 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice

-2 Tbsp heavy cream


Tags: soup, mushroom barley soup, mushrooms, porcinis, barley

Feb 17th

Recipes » Chinese Style Tilapia

INGREDIENTS (for 2 fish)

-2 2lb whole Tilapia, or other white fish scaled, gutted and de-finned (watch video and/or read below for instruction, or buy prepared).

-6 or 7 scallions, chopped

-3 to 4 Tbsp ginger, sliced into slivers

-1 cup soy sauce

-2 Tbsp sugar

-3/4 Tbsp salt kosher salt

-4 Tbsp olive oil

-1 Tbsp black pepper


Tags: live fish, chinatown, steamed fish, chinese style tilapia, tilapia

Feb 10th

Recipes » Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes


-1 cup unsalted butter
-2 cups sugar
-3 eggs, beaten
-2 cups finely diced fresh strawberries
-1 tsp vanilla extract
-3 1/2 cups all purpose flour
-1 tsp baking soda
-1/2 tsp baking powder
-1/2 tsp salt

-3 TBSP softened unsalted butter.
-2 1/4 cups confectioners sugar
-3/4 tsp vanilla extract
-2 TBSP whole milk


Tags: cupcakes, little cupcake bakeshop, strawberries, dessert, valentines day

Dec 24th

Recipes » Beef Bourguignon


8 strips Bacon

1 tbsp olive oil

2 1/2 lbs lean stewing beef cubes

2 carrot, sliced

2 stalks celery, sliced

2 Tbsp flour

3 cups white wine

2 cups beef stock

1 Tbsp tomato paste

1 tsp Thyme


Tags: christmas, beef, beef bourguignon, julia child, beef stew

Dec 16th

Recipes » Red Beans & Rice


-1 lb red beans, soaked overnight

-4 quarts cold water

-3 Tbsp salt

-1 green pepper, diced

-2 stalks celery, diced

-1 yellow onion, diced

-4 strips of bacon

-8 oz. chorizo, sliced

-1 clove garlic, minced

-1 tsp Thyme

-1 tsp Paprika

-1 Bay leaf

-1 cup chicken broth

-5 cups water

-1 tsp Red Wine Vinegar


-1 Tbsp olive oil

-1 cup long grain rice

-2 cups chicken broth


Tags: red beans, rice, louisiana,

Dec 9th

Recipes » Beef and Veggie Kebabs with Tzaziki Sauce


-12 metal or wooden skewers

-8 oz mushrooms, chopped into large pieces

-1 red pepper, sliced

-1 large red onion, sliced

-1 1/2 lb beef round, cubed

-1 Tbsp lemon juice

-1 Tbsp oregano

-salt and pepper to taste

-olive oil



-1 cup whole plain yogurt

-1/2 large cucumber, seeded, peeled sliced and diced fine

-1/2 large red onion, minced

-2 Tbsp mint, finely chopped

-1 Tbsp lemon juice

-pinch salt


Tags: kebabs, greek food, beef, vegetables, beef and veggie skewers, cucumber sauce, tzaziki sauce

Dec 2nd

Recipes » Andie's Bubbie's Lasagna


-1 lb lasagna noodles

-1 lb part-skim Mozzarella cheese, sliced

-1 lb ground beef

-1 Tbsp garlic powder

-1 Tbsp Italian seasoning

-salt and pepper to taste

-1 jar marinara sauce

-1 lb small curd dry cottage cheese


Tags: lasagna, italian food, pasta recipe

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