It’s always surprising to both Yes!Chef! and me when people sing such high praises for Yes!Chef!’s food. Yes, his food is quite tasty, but it is usually simple food. But we frequently hear things such as, “This is the best chicken I have ever had,” and “What did you put on this to make it […]Read More Necessaries in the Kitchen or Zombies Don’t Care What Their Food Tastes Like
The other day I was reading some of the comments that we received on our Facebook Page and I came across a link from a very interesting Facebook Page called On The Homefront. On her page she issued a Pantry Challenge. I thought it sounded interesting, so I spoke to Yes!Chef! about it and he […]Read More Basic Economics of the Freezer or What is that and how long has it been in there?
Picadillo: ( “mince”) is a traditional dish in many Latin American countries and the Philippines (where it is known as giniling, and also Arroz a la Cubana) that is similar to hash. It is made with ground beef, tomatoes (tomato sauce may be used as a substitute), and other ingredients that vary by region. It […]Read More Crock Pot Picadillo and a Cold Winter Day
A couple of months ago we were contacted by a cookware manufacturing company by the name of Magefesa. They wanted to know if we would try out their cookware and then report on it on this blog. We were delighted to do so. They sent us a complete set of cookware, 2 frittata pans and […]Read More Chili Today, Hot Tamale or The Pressure’s On
So, what is happening here? I should be entering photography contests, not recipe contests. Yes!Chef! is the one who should be thinking about cooking contests. The sad truth is: I should stick to photography and let Yes!Chef! do the cooking.Read More Yes!Chef! makes Honey Glazed Pork Chops while The!Wife! tries to enter a recipe contest
A couple of months ago we were contacted by a cookware manufacturing company called Magefesa, located in Florida. They had somehow read our blog and wanted us to test some of their cookware and then review it on the blog. We were very happy to oblige and they sent us a complete set of their […]Read More Pan Handlers or Latin Spiced Pork Loin cooked with Great Magefesa Cookware
So, I was at the Farmers Market the other day, where I could probably hang out everyday if it was possible, and I saw some great things: fruit, artichoke flowers, colorful purses, Z-pies (frozen little pot pies), cheeses, breads and–Green Tomatoes! I do love Farmers Markets and I do love Fried Green Tomatoes. I also […]Read More Fried Green Tomatoes, Two Spicy Sauces and One Great Burger