If you have been reading my blog for awhile, you have “met” my friends, Marla and Jeff. We get together for cooking experiments (aka M²T³ Events), apple picking, and visiting Chicagoland restaurants. Jeff is the mastermind behind my blog’s design/theme, and the two of them are ultra-talented photographers.« Continue »
After thoroughly enjoying my first experience with roasted celery, I was itching to incorporate it into a dish. On Sunday, I had volunteered to bring a vegetarian side-dish to Jeff and Marla‘s house, since Jeff’s mom does not eat meat. It was the perfect opportunity to introduce roasted celery to everyone!« Continue »
Marla and I are having a blast with our cooking get-togethers. We basically both pick out a couple of recipes or recipe ideas, and proceed to make a mess in the kitchen together, while our husbands eagerly await for the results. We end up with 4 or 5 dishes that we all share, tapas style.
Serious discussion ensues. Too spicy? Personally, I’ve never heard of such a thing, but it has been mentioned. Too salty? Sometimes it’s better to measure than eye-balling it. Wow–fresh mint is what makes this dish pop. Recipe here! Do you think bacon is really necessary in this dish? Oh wait, that was just me. I think everyone else voted for more bacon.