Crispy tostadas are Mexican “open-faced” sandwiches, which are flat taco shells that hold layers of toppings. They’re festive and easy to make, especially after a day of perch fishing on the lake. Place the fish in a baking dish and…
No one will ever suspect that these crunchy, salty chips are made from peels that were headed to the compost heap.
This rustic recipe can change its flavor profile with whatever herbs you have on hand. Serve it as a hearty appetizer with a glass of Chardonnay or to accompany a bowl of hot soup for a filling lunch.
Beef chuck is from the shoulder, a hard-working flavorful muscle that requires long cooking to become tender so the flavor can really be appreciated.
Enjoy this with rice and pita bread.
This flavorful dish, next to chicken or lamb, has a tendency to steal the show. Make extra for when the guests say, “More, please.” Why a combination of dried and fresh oregano? Dried is intense in flavor and can hold up in the heat of the oven. Adding fresh adds a bright minty flavor at the finish.
Chunks of eggplant, onion and tomatoes take kindly to simmering in a smoky, tangy barbeque sauce like Matt’s Hog Spit BBQ Sauce. Add a green salad and a slice of crusty bread for a great dinner.
Mustard isn’t just for hot dogs and burgers. Using sweet and spicy mustard like Ben’s Sweet & Hot Mustard adds a kick to this favorite summer side dish. Be sure to add a dollop to your favorite potato salad recipe, too.
The sweetness of the maple syrup is complimented by smoky, warm and spicy seasonings to create a thick, fragrant and flavorful glaze for finely textured pork. Be sure to choose side dishes that offset the sweet nature of the recipe.
Tzatziki is a classic Greek cucumber sauce that can be used as a dip with fresh vegetables and toasted pita slices but its cool, refreshing taste is best when used to top grilled and roasted meats like lamb burgers and gyros.