Roasted Poblano Soup -In April last year, we were invited to our friend’s Mark & Julie Darnieder’s villa for a week in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Five couples sharing this beautiful spot. It was a spectacular setting and included a staff of 10. The staff included a bartender and a full time chef, Jesus. All of…… Continue reading Roasted Poblano Soup
Quinoa & Sweet Potato Stew Spicy Quinoa and Sweet Potato Stew. This is part of our Recipe submission feature (https://cookingsecretsformen.com/submit-your-own-recipes/). This recipe comes from my son, Luke, who has made this dish for us several times, when he was visiting. It is always nice to have a couple of great cooks in the family (Carlo…… Continue reading Quinoa and Sweet Potato Stew
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
Next in our Meatball Series is Eggplant “Meat”balls, served over pasta and a Marinara Sauce. Takes Spaghetti & Meatballs to a whole new level. This vegetarian recipe is simple and makes a great meal for the whole family, even carnivores. https://youtu.be/emE-q3WRnSM INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons olive oil1 pound eggplant, peeled and cut into one inch cubesSalt…… Continue reading Eggplant “Meat”balls