Cinco de Mayo is upon us. I’m sure that many of you will use your “taco Tuesday” recipes for the May 5th celebration, but instead, consider switching to chicken flautas for the upcoming holiday.
This version of “sushi” is perfect for people who are skeptical of raw fish or just don’t enjoy it; these salmon rolls have the same flavor profiles but use the cooked salmon instead.
The Italians typically eat this warm dip in the fall and winter, but I like to break the so called “rules” and serve it in the spring and summer months as a light dip for fresh raw vegetables like carrots, cucumber, cauliflower, peas and radish.
In this recipe ricotta cheese is combined with honey, olive oil, red pepper and oregano for a slightly sweet and spicy seasoned appetizer.
These Venezuelan-style arepas are served stuffed with oxtails that have been braised with red wine and chili powder and filled with avocado, black beans and plantains.
This dish was created at Antoinette’s in New Orleans as an American alternative to the French classic, escargot - or “baked snails”. Oysters Rockefeller are oysters on the half shell topped with spinach and a butter sauce.
Antipasto, an Italian-style hors d'oeuvres, typically contains a variety of meats, cheeses, and vegetables. “Antipasto” literally translates from Italian to “before the meal” in English.)
Tapenade is a garlicky and salty dip from Provence made from olives, garlic, anchovies, almonds and capers.
Romesco is an easy dip made from roasted red pepper and almonds.
People are very particular about their latkes. It’s just one of those dishes that people pride themselves on and prepare it the way their family always did.