When I was planning a recent dinner party, I thought it would be fun to serve homemade potato chips alongside salmon burgers. However, I didn't really feel like standing over a hot pot of frying oil. Then I came across this recipe for baked potato chips and decided to try it. The resulting chips are crispy, addictive, and practically as scrumptious as their fried counterpart! If you have a mandoline, this side comes together quickly and easily. Otherwise, slice the potatoes as thinly as possible and be sure not to overlap when baking. I learned the hard way and ended up with some chips more cooked than others. Still, this recipe is a keeper that I'm adding to my Summer rotation. To get it now, read more
Posts for May 2010
I love making homemade foodstuffs, and in particular, bar ingredients. I've made vodka infusions, like limoncello, and brandy-based liqueurs, such as cherry bounce, but never a tequila version. Unlike the other two, tequila has a little bit of a mule kick at the end, so I was curious to see how it would stand up next to the delicate, floral notes of strawberry.
This recipe is very easy and makes a large quantity; all you need is patience, as it requires two to three weeks to develop flavor. It's an intriguing liquor with many contradictory qualities: it's sweet but not sugary, fragile yet pungent.
I enjoyed it with some Sprite for fizz and acidity, and a splash of pineapple-orange juice for sweetness. Interested in the recipe? Then read on.
If you're anticipating a Memorial Day cookout, save stomach room for the burgers, hot dogs, and barbecued chicken that you'll be eating tomorrow. For dinner tonight, opt for something light to whet your holiday appetite, like a tuna salad.
This version certainly isn't your mom's lunchbox tuna salad. Its fresh approach calls for just-cut pineapple, sunflower sprouts, and oven-broiled yellowfin steaks.
The salad's oil free, but chunks of avocado supply creaminess. For a healthy break, read on.
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I'm not afraid to admit I love a good potato salad, especially when paired with a burger or hot dog at a barbecue on a hot Summer day. As long as it's fresh from the fridge and has a generous sprinkle of ground black pepper, I'm perfectly happy eating a heaping bowl of potato salad. However, I know not everyone is a fan of the mayonnaise-based dish, and I'm wondering: how do you feel about it?
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