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…

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…

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…

Chicken Chile Verde

Go to any good Mexican restaurant or taqueria and you’ll likely find Chile Verde (Green Chile) on the menu. Chile Verde is typically made with pork shoulder slow-simmered in a sauce of fresh green chiles and tomatillos. (By the way, for our non Spanish speaking readers, ‘tomatillo’ is pronounced ‘toe-ma-TEE-yo’.) It makes a fabulous filling for burritos,…

Onion Egg

Onions and eggs. What a fabulous combination. This recipe is more about the technique, I mean, onions, eggs and butter. What’s the big deal? Well, the secret is in the cooking of the onions. In recipe after recipe you will see directions that read something like this: “Sauté onions 5-10 minutes until they carmelize.” Baloney.…

Jalepeños en Escabeche (Pickled)

These are those delicious pickled jalepeños and carrots you get at many good Mexican restaurants.  Jalepeños vary in spiciness from very mild to pretty darn hot. It is difficult to tell just by looking at them, but if you want to know what you are getting yourself in for, slice a tiny bit off the…