The easiest sauce you’ll ever make: Spicy Roasted Tomatillo Sauce Recipe

If the classic mother sauces have intimidated you, causing you to steer away from sauce making, here’s a manageable recipe for you. This is likely the easiest and most forgiving multipurpose sauce you’ll ever make. One of the best parts about it is that the ingredients are interchangeable, but the technique stays the same. Just … Read moreThe easiest sauce you’ll ever make: Spicy Roasted Tomatillo Sauce Recipe

Coconut Collards with Fried Chickpeas

Often our meals consist of a melange of whatever looked good at the butcher counter thrown together with whatever goodies came in our weekly produce box. But as a restaurant critic, I’m fortunate enough to sample the creative genius of many chefs and am occasionally inspired to recreate the flavors of their dishes in my … Read moreCoconut Collards with Fried Chickpeas

Project chicken: roasting made simple

Chicken and eggs. Some say the mark of a true chef is in how well he/she can prepare the basics like eggs and roasted chicken. Some executive chefs even test new hires by having them prepare these very items. Don’t be intimidated by roasting a chicken. Maybe you haven’t had success in the past, but … Read moreProject chicken: roasting made simple