But not just any cheesy bread; Continue reading
I have yet to visit Peru – but never say never! I look forward to making the trip someday, but in the meantime, I do enjoy learning to put together traditional Peruvian dishes as well as putting my own twist on them. Continue reading
I just love when I’m able to take leftovers and transform them into something completely different than before.
Case in point: on Monday, Alex made my favorite chicken – organic thighs and drummies marinated in a Peruvian pepper paste, broiled so that the skins were crispy and the meat juicy. Yum!
Come Tuesday, I decided to re-purpose the leftover chicken for enchiladas. Best. Decision. Ever.
Just look at these babies!
As you all know by now, I prefer to make my ingredients from scratch. I’ve said before that I just don’t want my ingredients to contain sub-ingredients, and that still holds. So, I’ve got a really easy enchilada sauce recipe for you today (really easy – it literally takes about 15 minutes total).
Who doesn’t love chocolate and caramel? If someone like that exists, I don’t know him or her. I, for one, live for chocolate and caramel – it’s such a rare treat that I savor every last bite when I allow myself to have it. Today was that day.
Remember no-bake cookies? Those chocolate peanut-butter cookies that were pretty much the only way the oatmeal got used up? My mom used to make huge batches of them around Christmas time and they were so addictive!
What’s my point, you say? Well, I’m glad you asked. Because I have discovered a way to have that flavor, warm and healthy, for breakfast. Continue reading
Have you ever wondered what’s in the jars of pasta sauce you can buy at the grocery store? Chances are, it’s a bunch of stuff you can’t pronounce, much less actually know what the ingredients are. Not to mention all the added salt and sugar. Some companies are trying to market “all natural” products, but are they really? How can you know for sure? “Natural flavor?” Why don’t they just tell us what it is? Hmmm…
I have a solution. Continue reading