Month: April 2007

  • Salmon Moqueca

    I found this variant of the Brazilian Fish Stew Moqueca on Elise’s site. Salmon is marinated in lime, garlic, and spices for a couple of hours, then cooked with onions, peppers, tomatoes, cilantro, and coconut milk. The stew is then served over rice. The only modification I made to the recipe, other than cutting it […]

  • Mujadara with Chicken Skewers

    If you’re a fan of caramelized onions, here’s a dish for you. Mujadara is a rice and lentil dish that’s heavily flavored with onions. We love how sweet the onions turn after slowly browning. The rice and lentils are cooked with vegetable broth, garlic, more onions, allspice, cumin, and cinnamon. It’s a very fragrant dish […]

  • Wild Mushroom and Chicken Gumbo

    Yep, Great Bowls of Fire again. This gumbo with non-traditional ingredients — mushrooms? and where’s the okra? — is one of Lisa’s favorites to make. The best part about many of these meals is that the flavors intensify over time and they can be even better as lunch the next day.

  • Green Posole Stew

    From perennial favorite Great Bowls of Fire comes this delicious stew of pork, hominy, and tomatillos. The book includes two or three other recipes for posole, but the inclusion of tomatillos in this one gives it a uniquely tart taste throughout.

  • Turkey burgers and Ginger-Garlic Bok Choy

    Nothing super fancy tonight — turkey burgers on the grill — but Lisa found a nice recipe for stir fried bok choy with garlic and ginger as a side dish. Unsurprisingly, she quadrupled the garlic. We’re vampire-safe for the time being.