Sunny Today, Hot Tamale

© 2015 REMCooks.com
© 2015 REMCooks.com

Do you like tamales?? We do. In fact, tamales are one of my favorite meals. Don’t these look good? They are but if anyone tells you making tamales is easy they are either 1) lying, or 2) have been making tamales since they were a child.

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The Sous Vide Experiment Continues – Grilled Octopus Greek Style

© 2015 REMCooks.com
© 2015 REMCooks.com

Octopus may not be for everyone but you should at least try it. Its diet of shellfish gives it a mild, delicate flavor that’s slightly sweet. If you like the flavor of a scallop then you will like the flavor of octopus. There are only 2 problems with Octopus. First, its appearance can be off-putting to some folks. Get over it. ;) Second, if not prepared properly it is tasteless and chewy like rubber bands. :o This time I got it right. :)

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Tooting Our Own Horn

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© 2015 RichardsonLiving.com

One of my favorite quotes comes from Senator Robert (“Bob”) Dole when he was running for President. In one of the Republican debates he made the following comment:

“If you don’t tooteth your own horn it won’t be tootethed”*

In many respects there is no truer quote. So, today we toot our own horn. Continue reading Tooting Our Own Horn

Chayote Salad with Roasted Serrano, Garlic, Balsamic Vinaigrette & Cotija Cheese

© 2015 REMCooks.com
© 2015 REMCooks.com

Here is a beautiful, simple salad that is fit for company but that your family will enjoy. This is our spin on a Rick Bayless Mexican Salad that we served with Braised Pork Loin with Tomatillo Salsa Verde and Potatoes. It really was delightful and the star of the meal. Continue reading Chayote Salad with Roasted Serrano, Garlic, Balsamic Vinaigrette & Cotija Cheese

Roasted Serrano & Garlic Balsamic Vinaigrette

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© 2015 REMCooks.com

Can you say KILLER salad dressing?????? This salad dressing is so good and so versatile we decided to give it its own post.

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