Chickpea Salad

This was supposed to be a new menu in the Summer Menu series. Alas, I cannot lie. The crab cakes you can barely see in the picture (on the left with roasted red pepper coulis) were terrible!  I’ll have to revisit that recipe sometime. So, as a peace offering, I am giving you the recipe for a delicious chickpea salad. It’s really, really good and light and healthy. Perfect for a hot, humid day–I hate […]

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Spicy Baked Zucchini Wedges

I made this recipe for Spicy Baked Zucchini Wedges up as I went along and they turned out great! Like most of my recipes, there is a lot of room for interpretation and experimenting. I made these with Mexican spices – ancho chili powder, adobo seasoning, and ground chipotle. That chipotle makes them extra spicy! You could use just about any spice and/or herb combo you like best. I’ve included a few suggestions in the recipe nots. […]

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Guacamole

I’ve been enjoying my molcajete to make guacamole. Of course, you don’t really need a molcajete, but it’s fun to use one anyway since I have it. I’ve noticed that some of the higher end Mexican restaurants will make table side guac using one. Supposedly it adds a unique flavor the the guacamole. I just think it’s kind of fun to use it.

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