My rice journey continues with these scrumptious stuffed poblanos. I had chorizo in my fridge, so when I stumbled across this recipe I knew I had to make it. The chorizo is cooked with spicy and sweet peppers making for a flavorful rice base. Shrimp is stirred in at the last minute adding a surf-and-turf layer to the dish. Although the recipe doesn't call for it, I mixed a couple of tablespoons of cheese in with the rice before stuffing the peppers. The final stuffed pepper is a meal in itself that would be delicious at a Mexican fiesta. To see how I made it, read more
Use leftover pizza toppings to make a traditional sausage hero. With its toasty bread, spicy sausages, and soft veggies this classic sandwich is perfect on a warm summer night.
For a vegetarian version, omit the sausages and add crumbly goat cheese. To make a meal, serve the sandwich with a cold beer and a green salad.
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The majority of you have never had grilled pizza, but you'd love to try it, so why not experiment with it this weekend?!
This recipe features grilled sausage, grilled peppers, grilled onions, and two types of cheese. However, if these topping ingredients don't suit your culinary needs, feel free to follow the technique to make your own delicious variation.
To learn how to grill pizza, read more
Grated tofu makes an excellent topping to vegetarian pizza. Instead of a typical tomato sauce, in this recipe, the pizza crust is covered with a thick layer of teriyaki sauce.
Peppers and mozzarella cheese complement the tofu topping. Garnished with bean sprouts and green onions, this pizza is fragrant, flavorful, and fabulous.
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When I found out that today is Hot and Spicy Day, I knew it was time to ask you what you thought of this dish. When I was in Shanghai, we stopped to have this delicious dish featuring fried chicken, two giant prawns and — as you can obviously tell — a massive load of red peppers. It was one of the most delicious things I've ever eaten and I dream about eating it again.
So tell me, does this dish look good to you, or do the number of red peppers frighten you?
Technically speaking, stew is a method of cooking in which food is covered with liquid and simmered slowly for a long period of time. However in today's age, who has time to waste stewing ingredients for large amounts of time? It's almost 2008 and a swift, scrumptious "stew" can come together in under 40 minutes!
Cut the sausage, peppers, and celery into small pieces to ensure quick cooking. Use canned beans and tomatoes for maximum flavor in minimal time. For the recipe to this delish dish, read more
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Last week I told you about the ESPN reporter who accidentally ate the world's hottest pepper. I shared it because I thought it was a fun food tid-bit, but little did I know that November is actually National Pepper Month! We've already got the funny part of hot peppers out of the way, so now I thought I'd test your knowledge. How well do you know pepper (both black pepper and hot chile peppers)?
There are hot peppers and then there are HOT peppers. This afternoon we were talking about the Scoville rating system and how some peppers are hotter than others. The Scoville scale measures how hot chili peppers are. The number of Scoville heat units indicate how much capsaicin is present in the pepper. Capsaicin is the chemical compound responsible for the hot sensation you feel when eating a pepper.