Hatch green chilies are here, and they’re fabulous. I just made the rounds at Central Market tasting, testing and LOVING every minute of it. Since they roast them right there at the store, that intoxicating aroma is everywhere. And, it’s great fun to go from station to station trying the different products.
Yikes! For the first time ever, I entered a cooking contest and won…sort of. I’ve cooked all my life—started in junior high and have always loved it. Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking played a huge role in my cooking ‘life’ and has been in my library for more than 25 years. (BTW, […]
What a blast I had in Austin Saturday. As on one of the finalists in the Z Tejas recipe contest, I had to go to Z Tejas and prepare the dish for the judges. My recipe was a key lime pie with habanero that I named Tanji’s ‘Z’ Lime Pie (it’s in my recipe section). […]
You’ll never convince me it’s true! A story on Reuters this week stated that organic food has no nutritional or health benefits over ordinary food. The study was conducted by an apparently well respected research institute in London (from the quick Google search I did). The reporter instinct in me is skeptical on many levels.
Every week on Q101.9 FM I do a fun segment called Weekend Preview that lets you know what food and wine events are going on around town…motivation to get your weekend started! It could be a free wine tasting somewhere or maybe a special offer from one of my restaurant partners on my website. I’ve […]