Peppers tagged posts

Turkish Stuffed Peppers

April 5, 2016 Recipes  No comments

I almost took the lazy way out for dinner tonight and picked up a rotisserie chicken at the market. However, I had a hunger for stuffed peppers and an herb garden bursting with fresh mint. What to do?

I found a recipe that fit the bill and modified it to our eating preferences. Lots of healthy macro-nutrients and bursting with flavor. Never would have considered putting a handful of mint in stuffed peppers, but it worked.

Mint, garlic, raisins, dried apricots, cumin, coriander, cinnamon, Aleppo pepper, the list goes on.

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Tuna Salad

March 10, 2016 Recipes  No comments

One of my favorite and easiest lunches is tuna salad.  It even works well when we are out camping.  A lot of flavor is added using peppers, onions and spices.

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Romesco Sauce

March 5, 2016 Recipes  No comments

Somehow I discovered Romesco Sauce and life will never be the same.

Romesco (Catalan pronunciation: [ruˈmɛsku]) is a nut and red pepper-based sauce that originated from Tarragona, Catalonia, in Northeastern Spain. The fishermen in this area made this sauce to eat with fish.[1] It is typically made from any mixture of roasted or raw almonds, pine nuts, and/or hazelnuts, roasted garlic, olive or sunflower oil, bitxo peppers (similar to New Mexico chiles) and/or nyora peppers (a sun dried, small, round variety of red bell pepper). Flour or ground stale bread may be used as a thickener or to provide texture. Other common ingredients include roasted tomatoes, red wine vinegar and onions. Leaves of fennel or mint may be added, particularly if served with fish or escargot...

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Breakfast

March 3, 2016 Recipes  No comments

As part of getting healthier, I have been cooking breakfast at home. I used to be in a hurry and stopped at Burger King every morning for a sausage, egg and cheese croissant and a 32 ounce Diet Coke.  Now, as one might imagine, this is not the greatest breakfast.

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Taco Stuffed Peppers

February 22, 2016 Recipes  No comments

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