Tag Archives: garlic

Kicked up Tabbouleh with Isralei Couscous

Spring is starting to peek out behind the big bad winter that everyone (except California) seems to be having, and it’s exciting! This past weekend, we even spied our hummingbird mama who had two babies last spring. She returned to … Read more >>

Posted in Salads & Dressings, Sides, Vegetarian | 6 Comments

Pumpkin-Pumpkin Beer Risotto w/ Coffee & Chocolate Stout Glazed Short Ribs

We’re in the thick of Fall here in Southern California, though it doesn’t really feel like it. We just had a 90°F high today, and my tomato plants are still surviving! I’ve been waiting and waiting for some baking pumpkins … Read more >>

Posted in Beef, Beer | 12 Comments

Beer French Dip with Heirloom Tomatoes and Gremolata

Slow-cooked beef. Creamy, melty cheese. Fluffy French bread. Beer jus. These ingredients are what make up the French Beer Dip – A re-invented version of the classic French Dip, and you will want to stick your face in it again, … Read more >>

Posted in Beef, Beer, Burgers & Sandwiches, Mains | 8 Comments

Fire-Roasted Tomato Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

It predictably happens every season. There is at least one fruit/vegetable that I latch onto, clutching, clinging, stifling. This year, this season, is the almighty tomato.

Posted in Mains, Soups, Stews & Chili, Vegetarian | 9 Comments

Attack of the KILLER Tomatoes!

I am lucky to find myself in the presence of a Martha Stewart Living Magazine every month, and this month was no exception. This time though, was a little different. The cover affected me so much, with it’s color heirloom … Read more >>

Posted in Appetizers, Vegetarian | 16 Comments