Pumpkin Coconut Soup

pumpkin soup

This was an experiment that worked out. Real, REAL good. I needed to use up some pumpkin puree after shooting my homemade pumpkin puree video. I remembered a recipe I made several years ago, a butternut squash and shrimp soup with a coconut milk base, that was AB FAB. And you know, pumpkin is so similar […]

Corn Casserole

corn casserole without jiffy

This is kind of like Jiffy corn casserole without the Jiffy. And I don’t mean it takes a long time. It’s still pretty fast! I was about 13 I think when my uncle dated a lady named Greta for a short while. She came to one Thanksgiving with our family and brought “Greta’s corn casserole”. […]

Spicy Black Bean Empanadas

black bean empanadas

Watch the Black Bean Empanadas Recipe Video on YouTube! These spicy black bean empanadas are filled with black beans, corn and some sauteed vegetables but the star of the show is the empanada dough. My empanada dough is made with cream cheese and butter which makes it very flaky and tender. I add a little […]

Broccoli Cheese Soup

broccoli cheese soup

Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe card If your only experience with broccoli cheese soup is eating it from a warmed-up can, you’ve got to give homemade broccoli cheese soup a chance. Unlike its blobby, flaccid, overcooked counterpart, homemade broccoli cheese soup is creamy and rich — sure — but also fresh and bright. My broccoli […]

Portobello Fries

baked portobello fries

Portobello Fries video – scroll down for recipe card Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Secret: These portobello fries are not really fries at all! But they are crispy and dippable and that’s all anyone expects out of a fry, really. Portobello mushrooms, sliced and breaded with breadcrumbs and cheese […]

Baked Buffalo Cauliflower

baked buffalo cauliflower recipe

Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe card Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Buffalo cauliflower is on the scene, y’all, and it’s being praised as a healthy version of Buffalo wings and I hate to bear the bad news but I don’t think that deep fried […]

Gazpacho Andaluz

gazpacho andaluz

Gazpacho Recipe Video – scroll down for printable recipe Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. I got this gazpacho recipe from a friend in Spain, at the same time he taught me to make seafood paella, actually. It took me a long time to make gazpacho, clearly, but once I […]

Potato Taquitos | Tacos Dorados de Papa

Potato Taquitos | Tacos Dorados de Papa

Potato Taquitos Recipe video – scroll down for recipe Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. If potato taquitos sound like a weird thing to eat, I assure you they’re perfectly normal. Creamy mashed potatoes, a little butter, some onion, some seasoning, rolled up in corn tortillas and fried. Called tacos dorados […]

Strawberry Kale Salad

strawberry kale salad

Strawberry Kale Salad Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Here’s some old news. I’ve been trying to eat more salads. And like everyone else on Planet AMERICA, I haven’t been able to avoid the popculture current of kale salads. And I’m not completely […]