Deviled eggs are a popular dish to serve around Easter festivities. Anyone can tweak the classic mayonnaise-based recipe to spice it up a little. But if you’re looking for a whole new flavor, I’ve got just the recipe for you. With tuna, olives, tomato, and mustard mixed with the hard boiled yolks, not only will the taste of these “Confit Tuna and Olive Deviled Eggs” impress, but the colorful presentation will be a welcome sight this spring!
Do you have some leftover avocados lying around? First of all, that’s crazy, there is no such thing as a “leftover” avocado. They are prized jewels that should be the focal point of every meal. But if you made a big batch of guacamole for a potluck and have one or two extra, you can make a healthy, filling breakfast in under 30 minutes.
Take a gander at all the seasonal produce in the grocery stores this May! Stone fruits and berries are beginning to make their grand appearance, and some delicate greens are thriving in these springtime months. Before we get to the full list of fresh vegetables, fruits, and herbs in season, enjoy this meditation from Thomas Hardy entitled “Growth in May”:
In order to deliver a recipe with a tongue-twister of a title, this post was brought to you by: assonance /ˈasənəns/ noun, “the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in nonrhyming stressed syllables near enough to each other for the echo to be discernible.” Your taste buds will get an even better workout than your tongue with this recipe for Thai pork fried rice.
Spring just begs to be spent outdoors; birds chirping, flowers budding, the sun staying out much, much later… but don’t forget it’s also the time of year for spring cleaning! The kitchen can be a difficult area to spruce up after the winter months, and even harder to keep clean once the farmers market opens for business. So with that in mind, here are some Kitchen Cleanliness Commandments to keep you on track.
Just in time to make you question your commitment to having a “bikini body” for summer, let’s make some fried chicken!
Easter has come and gone, but I bet you have a bit of leftover ham. What better way to use it that to make this delicious soup that’ll keep you warm on these blustery April days?
SPOILER: It’s not Peeps.
They say you should eat oysters only in months that contain the letter “r”, for your pick of the freshest, most flavorful of the bunch. Since April is the last month before the long drought til September, this seems like the perfect time to appreciate oysters. And also eat as many as possible.
Have you ever had the nervous munchies? When a competition is unfolding on our television screens, whether it’s a baseball game or a dramatic shootout on Law & Order, we all need something crunchy and fresh to distract us from the tension. And what better snack for nervous munchies than some chips and a big bowl of guacamole?
While there is still a bit of a chill in the air, it’s a good time to test a few more stews, and different types of stew, too. A few weeks ago, we posted a recipe for a chicken stew with squash and anise, a delicious flavor bomb. This one, with spicy peppers, peanut butter and ground dried shrimp, is another flavor bomb of a totally different sort!