Rao’s Minestrone

This delicious soup comes to us from Rao’s Cookbook. Rao’s is the legendary Italian restaurant in East Harlem New York. For more than 100 years they have been serving truly home style cooking in the tiny corner establishment. It’s history is long and varied, colorfully reviewed in this wonderful book. Rao’s is all but impossible to get…

New Mexico Red Chile Sauce

This essential sauce is adapted from Joseph Wrede, head chef at Joseph’s of Santa Fe. In it we use dried red chiles that we’ll rehydrate and combine with onions, garlic, cumin and coriander for an authentic Red Chile Sauce. In his recipe Chef Joseph uses New Mexico chiles, no doubt. I used Guajillo with a couple of Chipotles…

Fresh Green and Red Chiles

I recently got a comment from someone asking what a ‘Poblano’ pepper was. I realized that living in Los Angeles, I am spoiled by the ready availability of nearly every type of chile pepper, both fresh and dried. One of our first posts discussed the basic varieties of dried chiles, so here I thought I’d…

The Hits Keep on Coming

Terry’s Treats newest cookie is the Chocolate Coconut Snowball. It is a fudgy chocolate bomb covered with a blanket of snowy organic coconut. Like an inside-out Mounds bar. It gets rave reviews at all our tastings, so we now bring it to you. She is also working on several new varieties, look for them in…

Pasta Bianco

This is a decadent, simply scrumptious pasta recipe that you can make in the time it takes to boil water and cook the pasta. We had a similar dish at Pizzeria Bianco in Phoenix Arizona, which, arguably, has some of the best pizza in the country. They made this with fresh paparadelle, wide flat homemade noodles.…

Curried Cashews

Holidays and nuts. They seem to go together. Here at Hot Eddie’s we love nuts. And we love spicy, so what better way to combine the two than in a delicious roasted Curried Cashew recipe. The cashew is not a true nut like almonds or walnuts. It is a seed that grows at the bottom…

New Terry’s Treats Varieties

We work tirelessly at Terry’s Treats to bring you the best ultra-premium cookies for the most discriminating palate. Here are a couple of new varieties that are getting rave reviews from everyone. We have some other unique flavors currently in development, stay tuned. Like all of Terry’s cookies, these are gluten-free, dairy-free, and contain no artificial…