Apr 242013
 

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By now you know that I love HUMMUS. I try and make my own and keep in the fridge for snacking on. I usually make the chick pea/ garbanzo version. But last week, I was tempted into making a lentil version that I found in the March 2012, Martha Stewart Living magazine. The recipe called for cashew butter, but I still had some Tahini from my last batch of hummus. Some Advice. Don’t be afraid to substitute. The hummus came out great.

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Aug 132012
 

This was supposed to be an extraordinary night full of fun and the excitement of foreign food adventure. We sat right at the front where you could get a whole view of the restaurant and enjoy the buzz of the crowd and the music from the band by the door.

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Aug 082012
 

This is really a coleslaw from Texas that is “hot” because of the chili pepper and the chili powder. It is easy to make and can be made in advance of your dinner party’s arrival.

I adopted this recipe from The Texas Hometown Cookbook from the Great American Publishers.

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Jul 202012
 

I have recently discovered that rice, potatoes, tortillas, pasta and bread have a new friend in my pantry; Couscous.

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Jul 072012
 

If you have never been to McAlister’s you are in for a nice surprise. This place is packed at lunch time and the line is to the door. You will find that it is airy and light inside, very inviting and a great place to have lunch. The line moves pretty fast and there is always sitting by the time you get to the tables.

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