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.
This 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. https://youtu.be/bL3vfQKslP0 In some ways this is a grilled version of baba…… Continue reading Grilled Eggplant Dip
https://youtu.be/R-WAROEwO34 Polenta is a kind of cornmeal mush that originated in Northern Italy as peasant food. But in the US, it’s served at upscale restaurants as a gourmet dish. The reality is somewhere in the middle. It can be a basic porridge, not a lot of flavor, or a high end, kicked version that has…… Continue reading Polenta two ways – Creamy and Grilled
https://youtu.be/u5dkv4yIa-s Tuna Tartare – Don’t be afraid to prepare raw fish. Go to a store that carries sushi-grade tuna and work quickly when you are cutting the fish. This recipe is easy and tasty. The Asian flavors of ginger, soy, jalapeno and lime juice accentuate the clean, silky taste of the tuna, and topping with…… Continue reading Tuna Tartare w/Sesame and Ginger