Traditional Cuban Recipe Moros Y Cristianos

Traditional Cuban Recipe Moros Y Cristianos

  We recently had an opportunity to travel to Cuba. Our people-to-people exchange gave us the chance to meet with Cubans and experience, among other things, their love of sharing a meal. And through it all, one dish appeared over and over again, whether prepared at a restaurant, in a church kitchen or at home – Platillo […]

A New Recipe for Travel And Health

A New Recipe for Travel And Health

  We’re launching a new “Health & Lifestyle” section under “Plates” where those with health and dietary concerns can look for recipes and recommendations with their health consciousness in mind. Gluten free, vegan and other designations will appear in the tags for items in this category.  Today we also offer a simple recipe that even […]

Delish Healthy Cornbread

Delish Healthy Cornbread

  Chili & cornbread are a perfect combo. But how can we make that tasty chewy bready delight without dairy and sugar and lots of extra calories? Easy! Here’s a recipe for easy cornbread that’s both vegan and diet friendly – but tastes incredible. We use course ground cornmeal and add some fresh frozen corn […]

Bread Porn

Bread Porn

  For bread lovers everywhere, today we celebrate its infinite variety and global influences. And, since a picture’s worth a thousand words, we thought we’d let you enjoy this little visual journey and imagine some  favorite tastes and memories from your own experiences. Please do share them in the comments!   France has elevated the […]

Sweet Potatoes With Streusel

Sweet Potatoes With Streusel

  We love sweet potatoes around the holidays, but sometimes they get just too, well, sweet. Here’s a different twist that strikes a wonderful balance between sweet and savory. They also serve as nice neat little individual servings so you don’t end up with too much messy goo to clean up afterwards! INGREDIENTS Sweet Potatoes […]

Hello, Halloumi!

Hello, Halloumi!

  Once in awhile you discover a really special food that captures your heart and your imagination. For some of us, Halloumi cheese is one of those special taste treats. Hallloumi is a firm cheese that comes from the island of Cyprus in the Mediterranean. It’s traditionally made from a mixture of goat and sheep […]

It Is The Great Pumpkin–Soup!

It Is The Great Pumpkin–Soup!

    One of the best things about the fall for those of us who are pumpkin lovers is the combination of readily available pumpkins and the time-tested time-saver, the slow cooker. We’ve found that one of our favorite things to do while passing out candy to a horde of trick-or-treaters is to have something […]