Some time ago, I entered a food contest sponsored by Sutter Home for “The Best Burger”. They were looking for unique ingredients but basically the burger should include two pieces of bread, a patty component and toppings. I was free to create whatever I wished and it couldn’t be a copycat burger from a restaurant … More The Best Burger You Will Ever Have: The Globetrotter
Hi everyone! Here commences my very first blog post! I’m a traveler and “home chef,” similar to Amanda, but not as grandiose. I like things simple and uncomplicated. See our bio page for more details about me! Question of the day: What do you do when you don’t eat gluten, yet have serious pancake cravings?? … More Things to do with Almond Flour: Almond Pancakes!
I’ve always wondered at the skill level of Starbucks and how they manage to make THE most delicious breads. They are presented as jewelry in their little glass case and are always the perfect consistency and full of flavor. How do they do it? … More New Blog Name, New Look & A New Recipe: Chocolate Banana Bread
This wine tasting course was a dilemma. Ensheimer Kachelberg, Kabinett, Silvaner from Germany pairs well with: Chinese Food Dim Sum Gravadlax (smoked salmon) Plaice Shellfish Sushi I couldn’t very well pair a German dish with this wine as none of the above are traditional German foods. I stressed over the seafood wine pairing item for … More Orange Roughy Ceviche with Mango & Avocado
Wine #7 at the tasting was Casa Nueva Special Bordeaux Blend made of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Malbec. Through some research I found that this wine pairs well with: Lamb Spicy Food Poultry Game (venison) Since I like to bring people out of their comfort zone, I chose to make lamb. About half of … More The Un-Gamey Slow Cooker Lamb Shoulder