“Roasting the okra in a high heat oven helps reduce the sliminess. The addition of blistered cherry tomatoes, red onion and lime bring out the brightness of this dish.” – Chef Shachi
Mixology: Whiskey Sunshine
A couple weekends ago, I went on a girls excursion to Las Vegas to dance, lounge poolside, and drink fabulous cocktails. When I got there, I was greeted with a cocktail which was a creation of one of my dear friends who was a former mixologist (well current too, I suppose!), and it was AMAZING!
Muhammara Dip & Syrian Metal!
Got red peppers in your crisper? Walnuts too? Then, you’re right on track to make this wonderful dip. It’s super easy too – just toss everything in the food processor or blender, and whiz it around a bit. Done! I first was introduced to Muhammara with Kimberly Snyder’s book, Beauty Detox Foods, and at first…
The Tickler – A Spicy Boysenberry Grilled Cheese Sandwich
April is almost over, and I just recently learned that it is “Grilled Cheese Month.” I don’t know why we need a month to commemorate a sandwich, do you? Why April? I think it’s a bit silly, actually. If I want a grilled cheese sandwich, I’ll have myself a grilled cheese sandwich! What if I…
Spicy Turkey Soup Florentine with Cream Cheese
Cold, rainy weather always manifests a craving for warm, hearty meals with good reason! It always seems to warm the bones, and comfort us. It was such a day yesterday, and while I was out and about, I couldn’t get this soup out of my brain! It’s hearty, yet still on the lighter side, and…