Spaghetti with Tomato Conserva, Pancetta and Romano

Football,  and pasta.  Thank you Fine Cooking (for the pasta part).   On a day when my picks for my football pool went down in flames, I comforted myself with a delicious pasta with the end of summer tomatoes. This is really a Pasta d’Amatriciana, but with more deeply flavored tomatoes. Give yourself time in […]

Watermelon and Avocado Salad with Spicy Lime Dressing

Duh-Freaking-Licious!! I know, I say this about everything I make, and in truth I don’t post the disaster recipes like the Bacon Bourbon Chicken that caused a major fire in my barbecue the day after I made it. This recipe IS an end (or beginning) of summer super yummy salad. Serve it icy cold and […]

Fresh Corn and Nori Tempura Poppers

Dangin’ delicious! I don’t know what else to say. I mean, it’s fried corn and seaweed (kind of) with some heat from red pepper flakes, and it was just DANGIN’ DELICIOUS! I KNOW you’re gonna think this looks like a long recipe. WRONG — super fast to make!! So don’t be whining! The recipe is […]

VIVA MEXICO Black Bean and Corn Tacos!

Who needs pork when you can make the most delicious tacos with black beans and corn. I measure taquerias by a complicated formula involving the deliciousness factor of their carnitas tacos. But since I decided I would like to live past 2015, I’ve been going meatless five days a week. I’m not completely sure that […]