I hate to say it, but pretty soon the peak season for butternut squash will be over. Butternut squash are best from early Fall to Winter, and although Spring means a plethora of appetizing vegetables, it's sad to see the squash go. To make the most of it while we can, serve a curried version of the veggie tonight. It's a delicious meal atop couscous, flavored with peanuts and chutney. This recipe is perfect for the vegetarian in your life, so get it now and read more
After an exhausting day, don't be ashamed to get help from the supermarket. Especially on a Friday night. By then, the last thing you feel like doing is mixing and frying a batch of 36 meatballs. However, if you purchase a pack of frozen or premade ones, you can have a delicious dinner in twenty minutes. Get the fragrant sauce going quickly by chopping the onions and garlic in a food processor. Serve with a cold beer, a glass of Zinfandel or a full bodied Chardonnay. Drooling over the picture at left? Well get the recipe and make it now! - read more
If you've seen Oscar Nominated Babel then you know that traveling in a foreign country isn't always fun and games. However, if you can put all of your fears aside, you'll realize that there are some mighty good eats to be had.
However, if after seeing Babel, you've decided to cross Morocco off of your list of places to visit, then you'll just have to learn to cook the food at home. Because from what I've experienced, authentic Moroccan food is absolutely amazing.
I am addicted to trying new things. One of the reasons I enjoy cooking is because it serves as an outlet to try tons of new ingredients, tastes, flavors, and combinations. Recently I have been into using couscous. For a long time I stayed away from it because my husband "didn't like it." When I realized that he had yet to fully experience a delicious dish that incorporated couscous with other luscious components, I made this turkey couscous salad with pomegranates. He absolutely loved it. Tonight I suggest we open our minds and palates and make a dish with an unfamiliar ingredient like couscous (and pomegranates!). For the recipe, read more