Herbed Garlic Bread

Cook: 8 minutes Prep: 10 Ingredients 1 large baguette (or any bread of choice) 3 tablespoons of salted butter 1 tablespoon of olive oil 5 garlic cloves, minced 3 tablespoons of a combination of parsley, rosemary, thyme, basil (or single herb of choice), minced Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees F. 1. Heat the butter…

Penne With Vodka Sauce

Ingredients 1 lb of your favorite brand of penne pasta, cooked al dente (according to instructions on the box) 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter 2 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup of good vodka 1 can (28 oz) of crushed tomatoes 2/3 cup of heavy whipping cream 1/4 teaspoon…

Pesto!

A friend brought me basil from her garden today. Here’s what I’m going to do with it — pesto! You can add it to pasta, rice, sandwiches, salad dressing, chicken, bruschetta…pretty much anything that you can think of. If you’re allergic to nuts, and prefer no cheese, then make it without those ingredients. The French…

Chicken Kebabs (Turkey)!

This is one of my favorite dishes ever! Chicken kebabs with rice, spicy sliced onions, freshly grilled tomato and pepper. I get it at my favorite Turkish restaurant in Coney Island in Brooklyn called Sahara. The grills are right up front so you see all of the action from your table. They also have a…

Smorgasburg (Williamsburg)!

100 vendors offering so many different types of food from ramen burgers to oysters. You will eat non stop! Our group went to the 90 Kent Avenue and N. 7 location on a sunny Saturday. It gets crowded so you will need a bit of patience as you eat your way through. A must-try this…

Baleadas! (Honduran)

The word ‘baleada’ literally translates to ‘a female that got shot.’ This is also the name of one of the most popular dishes in Honduras. A baleada is a whole wheat tortilla/flat bread folded in half, and filled with several ingredients. One version of the story on how this dish got its name is because…