The Best Guacamole

The Best Guacamole

This is the best guacamole recipe because it’s simple to make and uses fresh, high-quality ingredients. Authentic guacamole doesn’t contain unnecessary ingredients. All you need is avocados, onion, tomatoes, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, lime juice, garlic, and salt. Easy and delicious! A Cooking Secrets for Men special! Pick ripe avocados for the Best Guacamole TheRead More…

Blistered Shishito Peppers

Blistered Shishito Peppers

Blistered Shishito peppers- Shishito peppers are small, slender, and thin-walled. About one out of every ten peppers is spicy. It will blister and char easily compared with thicker-skinned bell peppers. The hardest part about cooking Shishito peppers is actually finding them in a grocery store. Higher-end stores like Whole Foods,Read More…

Curry Hummus Dip

Curry Hummus Dip

This ultra-simple hummus recipe is a “Cooking Secrets for Men” special. It is store bought hummus with curried powder added. Surround the dip with vegetables and you have a 5-minute appetizer, ready for company.

Easy Butternut Squash Soup

Easy Butternut Squash Soup

Easy Butternut Squash Soup – There are many versions of Butternut Squash Soup. I like this one (and most of the soups I prepare) because no cream is added. The hearty nature of the soup comes from breaking down the fleshy part of the squash, as well as the otherRead More…

How to make Gazpacho

How to make Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a cold soup made of chopped vegetables and served cold. Fresh vegetables are plentiful in the summer months, therefore you should take advantage and make this classic dish.

Grilled Eggplant Dip

Grilled Eggplant Dip

This Grilled Eggplant Dip recipe (which I borrowed from Bobby Flay) is a fun, summer appetizer. Instead of roasting an eggplant in the oven, grill it to get a smoky taste. Then serve the Grilled Eggplant Dip with pita bread to start a summer time dinner party. In some waysRead More…