I never get tired of making soups, because frankly, there is a different, easy and very tasty soup recipe you can make very day. Even even the most tried and true soup recipes, are generally flexible enough for you to add seasonal ingredients or other twists to keep them interesting. Here, I’ve got a great, simple, Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe, that’s for some reason seems common enough in d
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Fajitas are pretty easy to make, and they are crazy delicious...when cooked well. Cooked well to me means the meat packs a ton of flavor and is not overcooked. The vegetables are nicely caramelized, and still have a bit of a bite. I love this kinds of food, and I'm making some version of fajitas, tacos, quesadillas, etc, in my kitchen at least a couple times a month. Chicken, i
Risotto is one of my favorite foods. Traditionally made from aborio rice, it is one of those platform ingredients that you can make literally thousands of dishes from. However, not one to hold closely to tradition, I’ve started making risotto out of ingredients other than rice. In this recipe video, I show you how to make an Orzo risotto. Orzo is a ric
I’ve got a another simple pasta recipe to show you in this video. Here, I combining Penne pasta, with a "sauce" made with zucchini, red bell pepper, garlic and shallot. This recipe is the ultimate in NoRecipeRequired, as the ingredients are so flexible you can swap anything in or out. It’s really the techniques that make the dish great. If you don’t like zucchini, use eggplant
Tacos are good food. In some form or another, I probably make tacos at least every couple weeks. I love the fact that in addition to changing up the main ingredients (chicken, steak, fish, shrimp, etc) you can add new toppings, and of course, different spices. In this recipe video, I show you how to make my version of an Adobo steak taco. The adobo marinade is heav
I love a good Tex-Mex meal, and near the top of the list for me are steak fajitas. Since I was a kid, I’ve loved those sizzling plates of chicken or steak, onions and peppers; and making them at home can be really simple. Fajitas (steak, chicken, shrimp) make a great option for parties, as they are great crowd food, forcing people to be a bit interactive as they build their own
In this cooking video, I show you how to chop a jalapeño pepper. As I’ve said before, knife skills are a very important part of cooking. As a cook, you can easily spend half (or more) of your time on prep work, so getting fast is important. Wouldn’t we all rather be eating than chopping?
There are few issues you should be aware of when you’re chopping jalapeño peppers:
Ratatouille is one of my favorite vegetarian dishes, and while it takes a bit of time to prepare it’s well worth it. The combination of vegetables and the rich tomato, garlic and herb flavors is complex and wonderful. This version will take you right to Southern France, and goes great as a side dish, or even on its own with a bit of rice or pasta.
Ingredients for Ratatouille