Tag: homemade takeout

Chorizo-Potato Tacos

Ingredients: 1 lb Mexican chorizo (casings removed) 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 serrano peppers, diced 2 cups small diced Yukon Gold potato, parboiled 1/2 cup water to serve: warm tortillas (corn or flour) Mexican or Salvadorean crema homemade pico de gallo Directions: Saute the meat in a […]

Maryland Style Fried Chicken

Ingredients: 2 lbs bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs 2 cups flour 1 cup milk salt freshly ground black pepper canola oil Directions: Place the milk and the flour in seperate shallow bowls. Add salt and pepper to the flour to taste. Dip the chicken in the milk then in the flour […]

Snow Day Steak Fajitas

Ingredients: 1 1/2-2 lbs skirt steak 1 onion, thinly sliced 3 cubanelle peppers, sliced pico de gallo* guacamole sour cream corn tortillas (warmed) shredded cheese for the marinade: 12 oz brown ale 1/3 cup canola oil juice of 3 limes 1 small (or 1/2 1 large) white onion, diced 1/4 […]

Cara Cara Orangeade

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups Cara Cara orange juice (from about 6 large Cara Cara oranges) juice from 1 large lemon 2 1/2 cups cold water simple syrup Directions: Add the orange and lemon juice and water to a large pitcher. Stir in syrup to taste. Serve cold. My thoughts: I […]

Baltimore Peach Cake

Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 oz yeast 3 tablespoons lukewarm water 3 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled 1/3 cup milk, at room temperature 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon salt 4-6 halved or quartered peeled and pitted peaches, at room temperature 1-2 tablespoons raspberry jam (I […]

Coachella Valley Date (Gelato) Shake

Ingredients: 1 cup 2% milk 1 cup pitted California Medjool dates 1 pint vanilla bean gelato Directions: Place the milk and dates in a blender. Pulse until smooth. Add gelato. Pulse until blended. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 large date shakes My thoughts: I had read about date shakes, the supposed […]

Homemade Raspberry Lime Baltimore Snowballs

Ingredients: for the “syrup”: 1 1/4 cup (fresh) raspberries juice and zest of 2 small limes 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup simple syrup or liquid turbinado sugar (to taste) to serve: finely crushed ice cup spoon Directions: Place all “syrup” ingredients in a blender and pulse until smooth. If necessary, […]

Sabich

Ingredients: 2 Italian eggplants, thinly sliced 6 pitas, halved 6 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1/3 cup hummus for the Israeli salad: 2 tomatoes, cubed 1 English cucumber, cubed 1 small onion, cubed 3 tablespoons minced Italian parsley juice and zest of one lemon sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Toss […]

Salvadoran Enchiladas

Ingredients: 2 cups instant corn masa flour 1 1/2 cups warm water 3 tablespoon canola oil 1 1/2 cup Old El Paso Traditional Refried Beans 2 avocados, sliced 1 1/2 cups chopped romaine and red cabbage mix 3 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1/4 cup diced white onion 1 pint grape tomatoes, […]

Tiny Burgers with Pickles and Onions

Ingredients: 1 lb 94% lean ground beef 1/4 cup minced white onion 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce sea salt freshly ground black pepper to serve: minced white onion soft dinner rolls, cut in half horizontally dill pickle slices (sometimes labeled “hamburger pickles”) Directions: In a medium bowl, combine the beef, onion, […]