Adobong Manok is a much-loved Filipino dish of chicken braised in soy, garlic and bay leaf. The chicken is tender, moist and flavorful with crispy skin and plenty of sauce. Always good with plenty of steamed white rice.
Quick Pickled Onions. The ultimate condiment - tangy, bright and even spicy, if you like. Great for tacos, sandwiches, salads, on fish, chicken or anything that could use a little zing.
The recipe for these incredibly light, tender and chewy coconut "macaroons" came from a children's cookbook we had when I was a child. We loved them back then and we still love them today.
Caramelized onions are the perfect balance of savory and sweet. They are good for more than just French onion soup. Caramelized onions are great spread over crusty baguettes, tucked into grilled cheese sandwiches and burgers, spooned over mashed potatoes or mac and cheese, or even baked into savory bread rolls. And all it takes to caramelize onions is a little patience.
This zesty pasta salad is packed with super-flavorful ingredients - marinated artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, roasted bell peppers, spicy Chicago-style giardiniera plus fresh mozzarella and plenty of fresh herbs. So delicious.
This Asian noodle salad has the perfect balance of salty, sweet and tangy with a hint of heat. There's plenty of crisp vegetables, soft springy noodles and crunchy sunflower and sesame seeds, too. Serve this tasty salad as a side or a main dish. It's quick and easy to make, can be made ahead and will even taste better the next day.
Crab Rangoon is a crunchy little dumpling appetizer of wontons filled with cream cheese and crab then fried until crispy and golden. It is so very tasty and very simple. If you like, serve with a garlic and ginger Sweet & Sour Sauce.
Chocolate Chip & Walnut Biscotti are crunchy “twice-baked” (actually thrice-baked) cookies, crammed with chocolate chips and walnuts. They are perfect for dipping, but also great undipped.
Mocha - for those who refuse to choose between chocolate and coffee. This rich and creamy ice cream is eggless, scoop-able, perfect.
Bagels. Mmm. Make your own. You can eat them fresh out of the oven when they are at their crispiest, chewiest and softest, to which no store-bought bagel can even come close. And thanks to the use of yudane, these bagels will stay soft and chewy even as long as some of your commercially-made bagels, but without the added preservatives.
Brown Butter Cream Scones - crumbly and crisp on the outside, tender, light and moist on the inside. These scones are perfectly sweet, with lots of toasty brown butter and a crisp, sugary top.