Put a plate of treats in front of me and see which one I go to first. Odds are it’s going to be the coconut treat. The more coconut the better, I say! And because of my coconut infatuation, Jen and Emily’s recipe for Bakery-Style Coconut Macaroons spoke to me and begged to be made. They are, quite simply, divine.
Sep 15 2014
Making things from scratch is so satisfying. The flavors are intense, the combinations are endless, and you get to say, “Yeah, I made that,” when your dinner guests’ eyes are rolling back into their heads because you just knocked their socks off. Laurie from Simply Scratch, a Tasty Kitchen member and fellow TK Blog contributor, knows from-scratch cooking. And her homemade Honey Whiskey Barbecue Sauce is one of those recipes that made my eyes roll into the back of my head.
Natalie’s brilliant post on Sarah’s recipe for Singapore Mei Fun the other day got me thinking about homemade versions of Chinese takeout favorites. There are quite a few that we always get every time that craving hits, and I’m glad it doesn’t hit more often than it already does because I’d be in big […]
Sep 02 2014
Aug 25 2014
Today’s recipe for Pollo en Salsa al Horno (Roasted Chicken in Sauce), brought to us by Tammy (aka San Pasqual’s Kitchen here on Tasty Kitchen), was one of firsts for me. I can’t remember having cooked traditional Spanish food before. What a lovely introduction! This was also my first time cooking with saffron. I am so glad that I did. The flavor is subtle but adds a beautiful touch of distinction.
When you want a margarita, you want a margarita. And margaritas are best served with friends around! Have you seen cerveza-ritas on Mexican restaurant menus lately? I’m probably tardy to the party on this one, but after seeing them in every Mexican restaurant I’ve been to since college and then seeing TK Member Lindsay’s easy-peasy recipe for Cerveza-garita here, well, it was fate. And it was time to celebrate.