Some Garlic & Wine thoughts on Fall. May we all celebrate today in good health. I bought a pie pumpkin today along with some mini dried corn. Time to decorate the house for Fall! Fall brings a certain magical chill in the air and spice in the kitchen. I love sweatshirt weather, good boots, and … Continue reading Garlic & Wine 2: Happy Equinox!
New York-based Toulon O’Connor, nurse and mother of two teenagers, loves to cook. Specifically, she loves the process of planning a meal, or creating a menu (especially from her own mind). As evidenced by her nutritious and adventurous cooking, she says “I find there is no better way to express love for another than through … Continue reading Home Cook: Adventurous NY Gardener
My food blogger alliance is organizing a citywide fundraising bake sale in Austin to be held on September 16, 1017 at locations throughout the city of Austin and surrounding areas. Funds will go to Americares for Hurricane Harvey rescue and relief. I personally am baking and organizing a number of my friends who will also … Continue reading Helping Hurricane Harvey Relief
Garlic and wine are pretty much what I would take to survive on a desert island. So thus begins a theme here on M Delish Boutique. It is no mistake that most of my writing about food takes place in my kitchen, situated beside my stove and below my overly complicated and stuffed spice cabinet. … Continue reading Garlic & Wine: Comfort
Everyone with a garden spends the late Summer noticing the ever-shortening evenings. As if the sun is reminding you from just above the horizon, exactly how amazing those crops look. Whether a small raised bed or acreage, a sewn seed brought to harvest is important. I get my ingredients, for the most part, from stores. … Continue reading Summer Wanes. Hatch and Harvest.
This hot sauce goes on everything from eggs, rice, burritos and tacos to stir fry, queso, pho, chili and more. Leave it to your imagination and experiment. After all it is a big 18 ounce bottle for just $2.99. We put this on the table several times a week to try on new things…just in … Continue reading Trader Joe’s Tip: Green Dragon Hot Sauce
As regular readers of this blog already know, I like to avoid pre-mixed spices and spice kits for marinades, sauces, and so on. I was just mixing up a batch of taco seasonings for tonight’s dinner when it occurred to me to share my recipe (which is really pretty flexible depending on your taste). 1/4 … Continue reading Make Your Own Taco Seasoning