Sometimes I see articles called something like “Simple Roast Chicken,” and they talk about rinsing and seasoning and brining and cutting and tying up with strings and spatchcocking and exotic fruits and expensive spices and imported wines and… I’m sick of it. Oh, I do love chicken cooked all those ways, and roast [...]
Smashed eggplant. I was going to call it Baba Galoop. It’s like baba ganoush, but it’s a variation. It turns out that there are many variations of smashed eggplant around the world, so there’s no need to be fussy here. Use what you’ve got.
I have not made smashed eggplant before. I think I [...]
Nancy Leson, food writer for the Seattle Times, reported this week on something she learned from an article at BonAppetite.com – how to poach an egg perfectly in less time than it takes to toast a piece of bread, using your microwave.
In a nutshell (in an eggshell?), here’s how she says to do [...]
Even though liver has enormous health benefits, and even though it’s extremely affordable, some people will just not like it. OK. People like different things. Me? I like food that’s delicious and nutritious and doesn’t cost much money. Liver is one of those kinds of foods.
If you’re just not going to eat liver no matter what, that’s cool. I hope you like some of the other ideas I suggest.
If you do like liver, or are willing to try it, check this out:
One of my favorite ways to prepare liver is to make chopped liver. The name is the basic recipe. Cook liver, chop it. Variations? Infinite! I like to eat it as a spread on bread or as a dip with crackers.
Nutritious, delicious, easy and cheap. What is it, chopped liver?!
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Protein bars, breakfast bars, high-protein cookies, energy bars, meal bars, maybe there are other names, too. I guess “food bars” covers it all. It’s nice to have easily-portable, no-mess hunks of food that provides good protein, minerals and vitamins. You can take them hiking, use them as a simple lunch away from home, or [...]