Just Food For Thought

Monday, February 1, 2016

As the thermometer continues to dip, nothing warms the body and soul better than a big bowl of chili. But journey across the country and you’ll find this classic served in many different ways. It’s slathered over tamales in San Antonio and hot dogs in Detroit. In Santa Fe it’s served with Fritos and Cincinnati, ladled over spaghetti! In ...

Monday, January 4, 2016


Carrot Butter and Halloumi | Makes 4 toasts, with extra butter

Smoked paprika makes this toast nuanced and earthy.
Omit it if you want a cleaner, brighter flavor and add a squeeze of lemon.
Use the extra butter for carrot cake (sans paprika), corn bread, sweet potatoes,
baked potatoes, or roasted cippolini. Use it as a rub for pork or chicken, or melt it over
Brussels sprouts or blanched green beans. And...