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.

Korean Meatballs, BBQ Style

Korean Meatballs, BBQ Style

Korean Meatballs – Next in our Meatball Series is a trip to Korea, for some Korean Style BBQ Meatballs. Ingredients include ground beef, baked with Asian spices and topped with a tangy soy-garlic-ginger glaze, toasted sesame seeds and green onions. The prominent spice is Korean paste Gochujang. Serve the KoreanRead More…

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…

Tuna Tartare w/Sesame and Ginger

Tuna Tartare w/Sesame and Ginger

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 theRead More…