Tag: sides

Avocado Cordero

Avocado Cordero

I tend to purchase unripe avocados and let them sit on my counter for a couple of days before using them in one of my dishes. I place my avocados in a brown paper bag for a day or two when I want to speed …

Simple Dutch Oven Risotto

Simple Dutch Oven Risotto

Traditional risotto, a creamy Italian rice dish cooked in broth and wine, requires a lot of time, attention and patience. I enjoy cooking risotto the old-fashioned way, but always found myself preparing it on the weekends. On weekdays, it’s simple cooking for me! I even …

So Basic Hummus

So Basic Hummus

When I started making hummus a decade ago, I knew my recipe needed work. Back then, I used an old wooden mortar and pestle to mash my garbanzos and never added additional seasoning. In an attempt to eat healthier, I had stopped using salt in my …

Parm Patatas

Parm Patatas

There are several potato museums around the globe, but that shouldn’t come as a surprise. It seems like everyone loves potato, most likely because it can be prepared in a variety of ways. I love my potatoes roasted, boiled, mashed, fried or served as a casserole, but …