As you know we don’t eat a whole lot of red meat around here. When we do, however, you can rest assured it’s a real treat and a wonderful meal. Unless you’re a vegetarian you gotta admit this looks really good. It’s also a breeze to make.
Have I gotten your attention? Hungry yet??? This is definitely a keeper which is why it’s up here on the blog. :)
Now that we made the chorizo we had to something with it, right? Actually, the reason I made the chorizo was two-fold. First, I had made it previously and my sister-in-law Eva asked me for the recipe. Second, I wanted to make this dish and I sure am glad I did. :)
I love, love, love sausage. I mean, what self respecting omnivore doesn’t like sausage? You can make it out of venison (one of my favorites), beef, pork, chicken, turkey, duck, etc. I have even had shrimp sausage. But today, by popular demand, we are talking about Chorizo. Chorizo is known for its rich red color and its smoky earthiness with a sweet with a gentle tang,
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.
Kumquats. It’s a what? OK, Cumquats. What not? Kumquats/Cumquats. No, I’m not confused. These are the little gold gems of the citrus family. Don’t they look tasty? Continue reading Spiced Kumquats
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. :)