Quiche Lorraine

quiche lorraine

Quiche Lorraine Recipe Video (scroll down for printable recipe) The famous quiche of Lorraine, basically bacon and eggs in a pie. What could be better? Traditional quiche Lorraine doesn’t include cheese, but if you just can’t get enough of the milky stuff, you can add 4 ounces of diced Gruyere or Comte cheese in the […]

Mushroom Quiche

mushroom quiche

Until just about four years ago, I was an avowed hater of mushrooms. I mean that I found them disgusting, revolting and gag-worthy. Then suddenly, a switch flipped. Because I love food so much and so much of food (especially vegetarian food) involved mushrooms, I would make an attempt to give mushrooms a try every […]

Peach Melba

Peach Melba

Peach Melba Video (scroll down for printable recipe) For our French Brunch party, I chose Peach Melba to serve for dessert since it’s peach season and this happens to be one of the easiest desserts in history. Created by the one and only Escoffier, and named for famous British soprano Nellie Melba, Peach Melba is […]

Pollo al Carbon

pollo al carbon

Pollo al Carbon Recipe Video (scroll down for marinade recipe) Carlos is back to show how to make pollo al carbon! This is a Mexican grilled chicken recipe, akin to those found at Pollo Regio or El Pollo Loco. Whole chickens, spatchcocked, or chicken quarters are soaked and basted in a citrus-achiote marinade then slow-grilled for […]

Caprese Pasta Salad

caprese pasta salad

Caprese Pasta salad video (scroll down for printable recipe) This is one of the simplest pasta salads one could make, and probably everyone in the world — or at the potluck — loves it. Instead of balsamic vinegar, I use white wine or champagne vinegar with a little sugar added to keep the color of […]

Smoky Black Beans

black beans recipe

Y’all, about soaking beans. Don’t do it. Don’t believe me? Please just try it anyway. Maybe some beans, big’uns like lima beans or fava beans could use a little soak. I very rarely cook with those so I haven’t tried it. But little’uns like black beans and pinto beans and navy beans? Don’t even bother. […]

Super Nachos with Avocado Sauce

nachos-supreme

Super Nachos recipe video (scroll down for printable recipe) There’s not a whole lot in the world that’s better than nachos. Even less in the world that’s better than SUPER NACHOS. I put it in all-caps for emphasis. SUPER NACHOS are kind of like the Nachos Supreme I used to get at Taco Bell back […]

Put It In My Mouth

Put It In My Mouth

A new series on Hilah Cooking wherein I let people put stuff in my mouth. Here’s the most recent goodies. If you’d like to send me things to put in my mouth … please hold off a couple weeks! We are in the process of moving to a new state. I’ll update this page with […]

Charro Beans

charro beans recipe

“Frijoles de Charro” translates into  “cowboy beans” and are the Mexican equivalent of Ranch style beans, but just like homemade Ranch style beans, they are many times better than canned Ranch-style beans and quite different. Characterized by lots of bacon and tomatoes, charro beans are rich enough to stand on their own, or rather, sit on […]