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.…

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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.…

Turkey Bean Chili

Chile. Chili. Chilly. What’s the difference? Chile (pronounced cheé-leh in Spanish) refers to any one of hundreds of types of chile pepper. Chiles include Serrano, Guajillo, Chipotle, Habanero, and so on. The pepper is also referred to as chili or chilli in places outside of the American Southwest. Chili refers to a stew usually made with,…