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…

Polenta two ways – Creamy and Grilled

Polenta two ways – Creamy and Grilled

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,Read More…