When a recipe calls for a small amount of sour cream I feel my shoulders slump. For me the thought of having to buy a container of sour cream for 2 tablespoons or even a cup seems like a such a waste; there’s always some leftover. I could substitute it for yogurt but I would be in the same dilemma. And then it occurred to me. Why not make a dressing or dip? It would also make good use of the coriander (cilantro) I had in the fridge. Continue Reading →
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Life is strange. I can’t recall the last time I made kebabs and yet in the space of two days I made two kebab dishes. I hadn’t planned it that way; it just happened. While I was food shopping the other day, not sure what I was going to make for dinner, I found myself hankering for grilled shrimp. It was that simple, dinner was sorted but now I needed to think of a sauce that would enhance the shrimp but not overpower it. I had just passed the aisle where the cilantro (coriander) was and felt a Thai-infused dressing would be perfect for the shrimp kebabs. Continue Reading →
I love pasta and could eat tons of it and not gain an ounce when I was younger – attributed to a high metabolism and being very active. However, this menopausal woman isn’t able to boast that statement any longer without increasing my waistline. Sooo, I cook it when I am craving it leaving me to think of ways for a pasta substitute. Continue Reading →
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