Cooking by the book. From Family & Friends Cookbook comes a lovely starter for an intimate holiday gathering. Crispy Oysters with Chile Sauce are served with a sweet sesame chile dipping sauce. Celebrate with a little jewel. Continue reading Crispy Oysters with Chile Sauce
I was obsessed with this soup from the very first taste, Spicy Thai Carrot Soup. Sweet carrots pureed with a touch of warming spices and made smooth with creamy coconut. I picked it up every week from Whole Foods Market, then the soup went away; I was so bummed. My relentless search led me to a version of the Spicy Thai Carrot soup I have enjoyed, a little jewel found. Continue reading Spicy Thai Carrot Soup
Winter weather signals not only a change in temperature, but a change in our tastes in food. Now begins a season for craving warmth and comfort. I created an Instant Pot version of my New Mexico classic Green Chile with Pork to honor the fall season. Cooking seasonally is always a little jewel.
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A little jewel is a bowl of soup that makes a meal – Aztec Chicken Soup is a hearty, healthy bowl that is packed with vegetables. Soup’s on! Continue reading Aztec Chicken Soup
Direct from Corpus Christi, the beautiful coastal city in the South Texas, comes a big ‘bowl of red’ – chili. This bowl took home a ribbon and won my heart as a fall favorite in the Bijouxs kitchen. A simple bowl of little jewel memories. Continue reading Texas Blue Ribbon Chili