Tag: vegetables

Quiz: Is this a fruit or a veggie?

An age old schoolhouse trick was asking an unsuspecting friend if they thought a tomato was a vegetable. Of course they said it was, thus opening the opportunity for an emphatic, embarrassing, and always funny response of ‘WRONG.’ Yes, kids can be cruel, but, that doesn’t mean there isn’t something inherently interesting about the differences […]

Tropical Escabeche

Try this easy marinade made with pickled veggies to accompany your favorite meat.

Vegan Ceviche

Ceviche all year long! Try this vegan version, a bowl full of vegetable deliciousness and nutrition.

Holiday Empanadas

Learn how to make four different kinds of empanadas for this holiday season, because who doesn’t love an empanada?

Salad revolution

Salads have changed a lot in the past couple of decades, going well beyond the traditional composition of a few sad chunks of iceberg lettuce topped with boxed croutons, shaved carrots, and gooey globs of blue cheese dressing. The salad world has evolved to great heights and these four recipes prove it. Side salad, no […]

Break the Monotony of Quesadillas by adding these delicious ingredients

Corn tortillas are the glue that binds all the different flavors and varieties of Mexican cuisine together. Just about any dish in the massive repertoire of culinary masterpieces that the Latin American country has gifted the world feature tortillas. Fried, baked, steamed, wrapped, griddled, or grilled, there is a tortilla preparation for every mood. Tortillas are […]

The Many Faces of Maize

Corn has been an essential food of the Americas since agricultural technologies became advanced enough to farm it. It was considered by ancient cultures like the Mayans as the ‘food of the gods,’ and was the most substantial component of their diet. Not much has changed in the past centuries, as corn, or maize as […]