I SO miss Trader Joe’s Enchilada Sauce. I have tried a few other canned varieties but they taste like, well, can. I tried the powdered packets and found one brand that was almost passable, but I had to add tons of spices and I thought it still tasted too much like tomato sauce. Alas, I … Continue reading
Olivia and I love the Starbucks spinach and broccoli cheese pie, which for some reason, has disappeared from the local Hong Kong outlets over the last few weeks. This savory, bright and comforting treat became our go to item at the Hong Kong airport, or around town when we wanted something other than starch for … Continue reading
Clearly the translation will not sound appealing, as Ribollita means reboiled. Who would like a bowl of reboiled for dinner? Doesn’t sound quite as appealing when translated. Even better, the consistency of this “soup” is thicker and well, more mushy than soup, so who would like a bowl of reboiled mush for dinner? If you’ve … Continue reading
The zing of lemon and garlic plus a few shallots and spices work together to create a bright and smoky marinade for grilled chicken. We currently lack access to a barbecue, or backyard for that matter, so we cook the chicken on a stovetop grill pan (which has ridges to leave grill marks on the … Continue reading
This minestrone-like veggie, bean and pasta soup gets its red color from tomato paste. Jackson coined the name for this soup at age 3, which is admittedly easier than veggie-white bean-pasta soup…so it stuck.