Sweet Red Pepper Paste: A distinctive Flavor

  Are you searching for something different, a different ingredient, to be exact, that will bring the flavor of your dish to another level? You need not look beyond fresh sweet red peppers.  I am not suggesting the use of raw, fried…
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Soup Season Year Round!

I love the fall and winter for the heartier dishes that it calls for, but soup can be enjoyed year round. The easiest thing to make is soup. This particular soup does not have a name and not all recipes that one creates impromptu in your kitchen…
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Tis the season to Cook

When the fall comes and it always seems to come quickly,  the winemaking, tomato jam making, fig jam making and utilizing all the vegetables gets into full swing. See my easy tomato jam recipe in my book Authentic Portuguese Cooking.  …
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Easter Menu

..After the starters, a light soup makes a perfect first course. Usually, I might serve Caldo Verde, the traditional Green Broth Soup. My grandmother would serve Canja, a very light chicken consome with bits of chicken, the giblets, accompanied…