Jicama is a lovely little root vegetable that tastes like an apple and a potato had a baby. It is tender enough to eat raw and a favorite ingredient in Latin-American cuisine. It is a tropical root vegetable. The first time I tried Jicama it was raw, sprinkled with some dry pico de gallo […]
High Fructose Corn Syrup: When did grains decide to turn themselves into heavy thick syrup? They didn’t. Grains naturally ferment and turn into alcohol! There is no high fructose corn syrup in nature. A common offender on recipe labels near you. Soy Lectithin: An extract of soy oil that is used to ‘stabilize’ nearly […]
Hummus. By name it sounds like it might be alien. Rest assured it is very much a human food. Hummus is a yummy bean dip that is frequently served at Mediterranean and Middle Eastern influenced cafes, carts, and restaurants. Hummus has long been a favorite “poor girl’s” lunch. When paired with whole grain flatbread, and […]
A brief reference about cooking with Cornish Game Hens from Hot Kitchen.
Here’s another entry from our recent recipe contest! This one comes to us from Hun, What’s for Dinner?. It’s a delicious take on stuffed chicken featuring feta and mushrooms. The instructions call for a sear-then-bake method that produced a most delicious result. The gravy is nice too, rich and bold without using milk. The gravy […]
Find out why Eggplant is a diva in purple.
Duck is a bird that enjoyed by people from around the world. Known for being rich, incredibly tender, and pleasantly “gamey,” duck is beloved by many. Not all diners are fond of this bird though. Some find it to be greasy, or don’t care for the flavor, or even may have had an experience where […]
Chicken! The most popular meat in the US, and widely eaten around the world too. Why is it so popular? Well, chickens are easy to raise, and in addition to the wonderful eggs they gift us, the birds themselves are an excellent source of lean protein and a delightful base for soups. Chicken is also […]
Here’s a yummy recipe for Crawfish Bisque compliments of our friends over at Mr. Pete’s cajun spices. Mr. Pete’s is serious about cajun cooking, and boy do they have a delicious recipe for Crawfish Bisque. This recipe was one of the entries in our first-ever recipe contest! Hot Kitchen hails from the Pacific Northwest, and […]
Why not indulge in the delicious ritual that is preparing and eating an artichoke? Even though they are a behemoth flower of a rather mean-looking rouge thistle, artichokes are a power-house of distinct flavor and abundant nutrition. 5-15 grams of fiber per choke. That’s up 50% of the fiber you need daily! Up to 45 […]