Giving mayo a chance

Friday, July, 25th, 2014 at 1:41 pm by JSL

Creamy Caesar Salad  (West of the Rockies, p. 207) Review by: Jody Valente I suppose I should begin this review by stating that neither my husband nor I like mayonnaise. Sometimes I can convince him to eat a recipe with mayo in it, but 4 out of 5 times, he can’t bring himself to do it. Over the years I’ve considered making many different caesar salad recipes, but have stopped short when I’ve seen mayo [Read More...]

How does The Blue Moon’s tabbouleh stack up?

Friday, June, 20th, 2014 at 3:55 pm by JSL

Tabbouleh (West of the Rockies, p. 74) Review by: Hannah Bou-Matar When I made this, I was prepared to be disappointed.  Why? Because I am often treated to the authentic Tabbouleh masterpiece that my Lebanese father-in-law makes. It is my favorite dish that he makes, and I was pretty sure that anything other than his would be terrible. I was proven wrong. The recipe in West of the Rockies is from the Blue Moon Bar [Read More...]

Easy veggies

Friday, April, 11th, 2014 at 4:12 pm by JSL

Broccoli, Peppers, and Feta (West of the Rockies, p. 184) Review by: Hannah Bou-Matar I was delighted with how this recipe turned out, especially since making it was so easy. However, I did cheat a little bit.  As I was at the grocery store buying my Kalamata olives from the olive bar, right next to them were roasted red peppers.  Already roasted, already peeled, and already with seeds removed.  I looked at them as the devil [Read More...]