Honey Nut Granola
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Honey Nut Granola

This past week we were gifted SOOOOO many bulk ingredients from our new lifelong friend and baker supreme, Alexis.  Among the hundreds of ingredients were quick oats, honey, cinnamon, chopped nuts, flake coconut and a nice 50/50 blend of sunflower and grapeseed oil.  So I guess it’s granola time!  This recipe is simple and keeps … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
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Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

1.5 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts5 corn tortillas, diced1 bundle cilantro, choppedZest and juice of two limes3 large cloves garlic, minced1 poblano or pasilla pepper, finely diced3 bell peppers, diced2 large cobs of corn, kernels removed2 medium tomatoes, diced2 Tablespoons cumin1 Tablespoon chili powder1 Tablespoon coriander2 teaspoons salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper4-5 cups chicken or vegetable … Continue reading

Chile en Escabeche
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Chile en Escabeche

A huge shout out to my friend Louie, who recently gifted me some fantastic Guatamalan-style Black Beans with this lovely Chile en Escabeche.  I was sure to take its photo before I shook him down for the recipe.  Thanks Louie!  Take it away… This condiment, loosely translated from Spanish as “chiles marinated in vinegar”, is … Continue reading

Fish Dish
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Fish Dish

I have to give a huge shout out to a couple of friends on this killer recipe – to Tony, who inspired me with his fish dish (which has ALL of the things – snapper, shrimp and crab), and to Carolyn, the super awesome fisher-woman who recently gifted me what I believe to be ALL … Continue reading

Idaho Dave’s Oven Fries
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Idaho Dave’s Oven Fries

We know a guy named Dave from Idaho who knows his way around a potato! His oven fries are pretty killer. Ingredients: Russet potatoes High heat oil (such as corn oil) Salt Instructions: Preheat oven to 425. Cover a baking sheet with foil. Carefully cut potatoes into fry sizes, being careful to make them all … Continue reading