Category: Recipes

Fajitas – Sonoran Living Live – July 31, 2013

It was again our pleasure to share three, five-minute segments with the ABC 15 viewing audience on the morning of Friday, July 31, 2013.  Below are each of the clips in order exactly as they appeared.  The recipes are also included below! Part 1 (Why skirt… Continue reading

Quesadillas – Sonoran Living Live – April 1, 2013

It was our pleasure to share three, five minute segments with the ABC 15 viewing audience on the morning of Monday, April 1, 2013.  Below are each of the clips in order exactly as they appeared.  The recipes are also included below! Part 1 (Brining Chicken,… Continue reading

A Picture Guide to Making Your Own Bacon at Home!

Start with one whole pork belly like this one! + Purchase our all-natural and organic bacon cure. + Rub cure on belly and place in ziplock bags. + Place in refrigerator for 10 days, turning once a day. + Remove from ziplock bag, pat dry… Continue reading

Potato Leek Soup (or Vichyssoise) – You Choose!

  It was a Saturday afternoon in early January, the snow was falling and a chicken was boiling in the pot on the stove. The voiceover on PBS promised the secret of vichyssoise would be revealed next. Vichyssoise could have been a more formal name… Continue reading

How To Make the Best Bloody Mary!

  Sunday brunch and football season seem to be almost inseparable.  Provide both of those at your local drinking establishment and you can just about guarantee you won’t spend the day at home.  Add a Bloody Mary bar and it’s a lock.  Whether your favorite team… Continue reading

Cream of Broccoli Soup

  As the weather cools we turn to foods we know will warm the soul.  Warm drinks like spiced cider and soups frequently top the list.  Even the book ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ is a best seller for a reason – it speaks to… Continue reading

Flavored Salts – How To Make Them Yourself!

(basil salt pictured above)   This weekend on our way home from the Gilbert Farmers Market we decided to make an unscheduled stop at a new Italian grocer we had learned about.  (yes, the same grocer that prompted our guanciale and spaghetti alla carbonara post… Continue reading

National Pasta Day – Spaghetti alla Carbonara

  There are two types of people in the world – Italians and those who wish they were Italians.  -  Ancient Italian Proverb From a culinary perspective, there are few people who would argue with this bold assertion.  The Italians have done for comfort food… Continue reading

Homemade Spiced Cider – The Taste of Fall in a Mug

  The autumnal equinox has passed and the sun began setting earlier in the evening months ago.  Finally, the heat breaks, cooler weather has arrived and soon the first frost will change the color of the leaves in most parts of the country. Fall evokes… Continue reading

Cooking with Saltware™ – Chicken Kabobs (flame out!)

Kabobs of all types whether a mix of proteins and veggies or all veggies are perhaps one of the most traditional fares found at cookouts around the world.  From tailgate parties to Korean BBQ steakhouses, if you don’t have a typical gas or charcoal grill… Continue reading