As long-time friends, Juliana and I share a lot of our memories about foodlike the “urban hikes” we used to take that always led directly to our favorite dim sum joint, the time we tried to cook nopales with soy sauce, or the gut-busting Thanksgiving feast we enjoyed, inexplicably, in the middle of a July heat wave.
Barbecuing is one of our family's favorite summertime activities. Just imagine...listening to burgers sizzle while sitting by the pool with the kids splishing and splashing, while you sip on a cold cocktail. It doesn't get much better, does it?
Greek Inspired Turkey BurgersAn alternative to Hamburgers with Beef! The first day of spring in the US is still several weeks away but today in my part of the world the sun is shining, the high was 75 degrees, Cherry Blossoms are in full bloom, the birds are happily chirping and the pollen is flying. There is more than a hint of spring in the air and a perfect day to fire up the grill! ...more
I stood there with my mouth agape at a recent convention, when a boy, who couldn't have been older than four, chose - on his own - to scoop a spoonful of fresh, crushed California heirloom garlic into his mouth and responded with a, "Yummy!"
To that, his mom shrugged and said, "I've cooked with garlic a lot ever since he was a baby, so he's used to it."