Making stuffed cabbage leaves with the common white cabbage I grew up with in the Midwest is a challenge.
Most recipes say to boil the entire head of cabbage so that you can get the tight leaves apart without ripping them to shreds.
I believe … Continue reading.....
Traditional stuffed pepper recipes have one boiling the pepper halves in a large pot of water for 5 minutes (or so) before filling.
This is the preferred method if the filling is going to be tomato based and topped with cheese but there is an … Continue reading.....
When I lived in the U.S. I used to buy a tiny round pasta called Acini di’Pepe or Frog’s Eyes.
I can’t get that here.
I few years ago I started hearing about Israeli couscous.
I was clueless. I started looking for large couscous and … Continue reading.....
Traditional Stuffed Green Peppers are one of the more maligned dishes that grace the American table.
In many cases justifiably so.
I have seen Stuffed Green Peppers in cafeterias and diners that don’t even vaguely resemble anything that I would want to eat.
And … Continue reading.....
I originally did this with a tiny pasta called Frog’s Eyes (Acini di’Pepe), but I can’t get it here so I’ve substituted Israeli couscous which looks, acts and tastes like the ancini.
But who am I to argue with packaging?
You could use ground beef … Continue reading.....
It’s a strange day today (day after US elections).
As I have no words or, actually, far too many words, I thought I would just share some strange food that I’ve been making.
The first, the pizza, is an actual recipe (now) and worthy of … Continue reading.....
Normally, if one participates in the Secret Recipe Club, one posts a recipe with the assigned group on a Monday.
There are 4 groups.
Some months have 5 Mondays (the audacity!).
The 5th Monday is given over to any who want to participate and … Continue reading.....
I did not add the crushed red pepper – just so you know.
Since I don’t eat it I have no idea how much should be added. I assume that those of you who do eat it know that sort of thing.
I ran across … Continue reading.....