Seafood Gumbo

The roux for this gumbo toasts in the oven, and only requires occasional stirring.

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Cook: Crab and Spinach Lasagna

My local mom & pop grocery had Maryland back-fin crabmeat on sale. I had some ricotta cheese on hand, so I decided to make crab lasagna. Please be warned that I like an ignorant amount of mozzarella on my pasta. Yes, I know Italians never mix seafood and cheese. I’m not Italian.

Mediteranean Lamb Burgers : Cook

  I love lamb. However lamb does not love my wallet. Ground lamb is a less pricey alternative. Mediterranean flavors enhance the flavor of the lamb. Mediterranean Lamb Burgers serves 4 Ingredients 1 medium onion, finely minced 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1½ pounds lamb ¼ cup chopped cilantro ½ teaspoon smoked paprika ½ teaspoon cumin 1… Continue reading Mediteranean Lamb Burgers : Cook

Around The World In 80 Drinks : Friday Infographic

Take your taste buds on vacation without leaving home. This infographic from Visual.ly shows the signature beverages from 80 countries. With a little research and a trip to the liquor store, you can sip your way around the world. Cheers!
Around the World in 80 Drinks

Cuts of Beef Cheat Sheet : Feast Your Eyes Infographic

 

So you’ve decided beef is what’s for dinner. You go to your local mega mart, trot over to the meat —and your eyes glaze over. Sooo many cuts. Where do you start?

You start with this ‘Cheat Sheet For Meat Treats.’ This informative chart from Visual.ly shows where  each cut comes from on the cow, how much it costs, and the best cooking method for it.

 

Cuts of Beef Cheat Sheet