Mojo Verde

What to do when you bought a whole bunch of cilantro, planning to make guacamole for National Guacamole Day yesterday, but get home only to discover that your avocados are all bad? We were way too lazy to go back out for avocados, so decided to save our bunch of cilantro for tonight and our... Continue Reading →

Summer Turkey Kofte

We've chatted about köfte here before (see our post for Sultan Selim Kofte). Usually they are made from lamb and/or beef, but really köfte can be anything. The origin of the word is from the classic Persian, meaning "to pound" or "to grind." This obviously describes the ground meat, but really works for many other ingredients. We're... Continue Reading →

Chermoula Carrots

One of the best things about writing this blog is the introduction to foods and dishes that I didn't know about beforehand. Today, I learned about chermoula! (Or charmoula - like so many words translated from the original Arabic, this one has more than one spelling.) When we decided to make our Tangy Moroccan Meatballs... Continue Reading →

Simple Green Crema

In mental preparation for a dinner of Baked Jerk Chicken Wings, I knew I needed a cooling contrast to those fiery-hot wings. I mentally tossed around a few ideas while perusing Pinterest. When I came across this blog and recipe while Pinteresting, I knew I found the perfect accompaniment! It was, and since we've been using the... Continue Reading →

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