One of the few things I miss here is a good Mexican restaurant.
Actually, I’d be happy with a bad Mexican restaurant.
When we lived in Minneapolis we used to go to a whole-in-the-wall called Little Tijuana. I have no idea if it’s still there. … Continue reading..... “Tuna Avocado Enchiladas; fusion?”
Way back, in the beginning of time, we used to go to a great, hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurant in Minneapolis.
I just looked and, unbelievably, it’s still there.
I wonder if the enchiladas are still as good – or if my memory has vastly improved them.… Continue reading..... “Chicken Enchiladas with Avocado; walk photos”
Our neighbor had to go to a wedding in Scotland. As they were going to be gone for a few weeks, the poor folks had to find a home for.some smoked salmon that wouldn’t keep.
Being a good neighbor, I volunteered.
It was what we … Continue reading..... “Smoke Salmon Pizza ”
As is typical for me, this pizza is bass ackwards….
The tomatoes are yellow and the onions are red.
Actually, the tomatoes are an heirloom variety that is very popular here called Ananas.
Ananas is the French word for pineapple as well as for these … Continue reading..... “Fresh Tomato and Red Onion Pizza; wandering conversations ”
I know spinach is not a traditional filling for enchiladas.
Consider these ‘alternative enchiladas’.
Actually, no…. I just changed my mind. Many people think that black beans, jalapeño peppers and avocados are classic enchilada fillings.
They are misinformed.
They have been reading fake recipes and … Continue reading..... “Beef and Spinach Enchiladas; they’re great…. trust me”
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..... “Spaghetti Squash Pizza; strange things”
I went through the remaining shallots in the cave the other day. I had thought most of them were destined for the compost but I managed to save a basket-full for the kitchen and a few for the garden.
However, I knew the ones for … Continue reading..... “Sausage Pizza with Caramelized Shallots; best part of a dog’s day;”
As a switch from our usual ‘Fish-Hell’ night (mon mari‘s words, not mine) I made a fish pizza.
Okay, a White Pizza with Smoked Salmon.
How can one go wrong with goat cheese and smoked salmon?
Mon mari would argue that it’s not … Continue reading..... “White Pizza with Smoked Salmon”
I use shredded potatoes or brown rice for my quiche crust why not pasta for a pizza crust?
My usual puff pastry makes a thin, light pizza; this is more of a deep-dish pizza.
Mon mari claims that ‘deep-dish pizza isn’t pizza’.
I don’t care … Continue reading..... “Orzo-Crust Pizza, Moroccan cooking class”
Pizza Margherita is a classic that is on every pizza menu on this side of the pond.
Traditionally, a Margherita has tomato sauce, basil, a sprinkling of cheese and 4 black olives – with pits. The addition of ham would make it something other than … Continue reading..... “Pizza Margherita; Orange & me”