Seafood · Uncategorized

Clean Out and Ship Out

Chili Lime Shrimp WrapsOne of the things we aim to do is clean out our respective kitchens of ingredients that may find themselves coming close to their use-by date, if you will. There are times that you buy produce with the best of intentions, but time escapes you, and you end up with a handful of items that are screaming to be used before they must go bye-bye. We scramble to come up with ways to avoid the feeling of guilt associated with wasting money on uneaten food. To that end, it is the last weekend of October–a month that has been a whirlwind of activity for both of us. There has not been as much time as we would’ve liked to cook all the amazing foods on our list as the days have slipped by, but sometimes you find a few hours to plow through the fridge, rack your brain and come up with something that will save the day.
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Beef & Lamb · Uncategorized

The Duo’s Ethnic Exploration: Turkish

Jordan Market

The end of each month is always interesting because we know it is time for an Ethnic Exploration post. A good friend of Amir’s ventured to Turkey and brought back an assortment of spices and herbs. Hearing about her trip and the foods she ate made Turkish cuisine seem like the way to go for this month’s foray. So many interesting flavor combinations, yet at the same time, using some of our favorite ingredients. It’s never hard to figure out what cuisine to tackle next; it’s harder to figure out what we’ll make. After a bit of research and a trip to a local market, we had it all figured out.
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