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The origins of goulash have been traced to the 9th century, to stews eaten by Magyar (Hungarian) shepherds. Before setting out with their flocks, the shepherds prepared a portable stock of food by slowly cooking cut-up meats with onions and other … Continue reading
So what’s a pasty? No, it’s not what Carol Doda wore. The best way to describe a pasty is to say it’s a pot pie without the pot. They are thought to have been the culinary invention of the Cornish in … Continue reading
Here’s another summer grill recipe I think you’ll like. It combines the complementary flavors of cilantro, coriander and jalapeno in an easy-to-make marinade that is wonderfully absorbed by the tofu. Grilling adds another layer of flavor. Who says tofu can’t be … Continue reading
Quinoa has been called the soul food of the Andes. It is pronounced “keen-wah” and comes from Peru and Bolivia. To the altiplano Indians who live in this region it is a nutritional super food and more valuable than gold.
I first developed this as a chili for the many chili cook-off events in which I used to participate. Our son, Robert, helped serve at the cook-offs. Although the chili never won any awards, it was unique, interesting, and a … Continue reading
Chanterelle mushrooms are a good source of protein and fiber in addition to containing a substantial amount of B vitamins, copper, and other minerals. One cup of raw mushrooms has about 20 calories. Perhaps best of all, this mushroom goes well … Continue reading
Inspiration for this came from a grilled Panzanella sticks recipe I found in an old Vegetarian Times magazine clipping. Their Panzanella recipe called for bite-sized squares of focaccia for use on rosemary branch skewers. These smaller bites were so tasty … Continue reading