I am typically a fan of hearty soups with lots of spices, vegetables, or interesting ingredients. Soups that have cooked for hours, simmering into sloppy deliciousness that smell so good, you can’t stop yourself from tasting them now and then. This is not that soup.
Melkam Gena, everybody! Today Christmas is celebrated in Ethiopia, so this seemed like the right day to do a recipe on how to make Misr Wot (also written as Misir Wot or Misir Wat).
This week I am trying something new. Instead of posting one of “my own” recipes (in quotation marks because I know I did not come up with them out of the blue, I’ve just been making them for so long that they are probably nothing like the original source material that I’ve forgotten by now […]
Last week, the sky opened up and released buckets of snow that it had apparently been holding on to since sometime in November. In short, it was freakin’ cold outside. But I know how to conquer the cold weather when it hits: with stew! I make stew (and most other things) using a very imprecise cooking […]
Ratatouille is one of those things I’ve always wanted to try but never got around to. I’ve never been terribly talented at French cooking, and the recipe has so many steps that I felt a little intimidated. This was a mistake. Ratatouille is slap-your-mama delicious. How could you go wrong with the scrumptious combination of […]