Not only is an omelette quick and easy to make, it is a paragon of economy. Odds and ends (a.k.a. leftovers) rise to a new level when placed inside an omelette.Leftover, cooked vegetables paired with a little cheese and folded into eggs present a much more cheerful meal than a bowl of vegetables haphazardly reheated in the microwave!
This grilled flank steak is seasoned with the smoky flavors of chili powder, paprika, and cumin. Combined with the sweetness of honey and a zip of lime juice, this flank steak is flavorful, but without covering the tender, meatiness of the cut.Photography Credit:Nick EvansFlank steak is an odd cut of beef.
American classic chili dog, grilled hot dog on a bun, smothered in ground beef chili sauce, sprinkled with cheddar cheese and onions.Photography Credit:Elise BauerWhoever invented the chili dog, a hot dog in a bun smothered with chili and sprinkled with cheese and onions, should be given a medal.Messy, spicy, filling, did I say messy?
No cookie says Christmas more than a gingerbread cookie, right? They’re fun to make, fun to decorate, and even more fun to eat.Years ago when I first started experimenting with gingerbread men recipes, I made one truly terrible batch from a recipe in my favorite 1974 edition of the Joy of Cooking. That recipe called for 1/4 cup of butter and 3 1/2 cups of flour, and the result, as you might expect, had more structure than taste.
Great curried butternut squash soup! With onion and lightly spiced with curry powder, ginger, mustard seeds, cuminPhotography Credit:Elise BauerOne of the things I love about butternut squash, or any winter squash for that matter, is that they’re practically indestructible. They last for months!You can harvest one in November and still find it perfectly good to eat in February (as long as you store it in a cool, dry place).
Agua de Jamaica (Hibiscus Tea)Agua de Jamaica (aka Hibiscus tea) is an infusion of dried hibiscus flowers. Popular at Mexican taquerias, this agua fresca is loaded with Vitamin C and can even lower blood pressure!Elise BauerCucumber Lime Mint Agua Fresca15 minGluten-Free, Vegan, VegetarianCucumber Mint Agua Fresca!