Fun · Hot Sauces · Mixtures, Blends, Sauces and Condiments

Google Hot Sauce – from Food 2.0, by Charlie Ayers

If you can't stand the heat...

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...then this may not be the sauce for you.  From the book Food 2.0, by Charlie Ayers, this is not your run-of-the-mill hot sauce.  With seventeen ingredients, not counting water, this is a sauce that will set your mouth on fire and your taste buds tingling.  Sweet, tangy, smokey and spicy.  What's not to love?

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Food 2.0 – Another Cookbook to Give Away!

** Please note this contest is over. **

Food2point0cover DK Publishing sent me an advance copy of this book several weeks ago, and I've been reading and re-reading the recipes ever since.

I've got about 20 pages marked with mini post-it note things, and I think I put off writing about it because I couldn't narrow down the recipes to one or two to focus on.

The official background of the book is here, on the DK Publishing website.  To be honest, I had vaguely heard of Charlie Ayers, but didn't know anything about him.  Turns out he cooked for The Greatful Dead before he was hired to feed the growing number of Google employees. 

Gallery of Cakes · Julia · Tuesdays With Dorie

Tuesdays With Dorie (and Sunday With Julia – no, not THAT Julia, MY Julia): Perfection Pound Cake as Birthday Cake

Long enough post title for you?   This week's Tuesdays With Dorie challenge was to make the Traditional Madeleines found on pages 166-168 of "Baking, From My Home to Yours," and was chosen by Tara of Smells Like Home.   We were also given the option of choosing one of the past TWD recipes if we… Continue reading Tuesdays With Dorie (and Sunday With Julia – no, not THAT Julia, MY Julia): Perfection Pound Cake as Birthday Cake

Okra · Tempeh

Okra and Tempeh, Indian Style

I was reading through all the Tuesdays With Dorie blogs these last several days, and I found a recipe on one that sounded perfect for dinner. 

It's Madhur Jaffrey's Sweet and Sour Okra, and it was posted by Shirlie of Stop and Smell the Basil (which, by the way, is good advice).

Anyway, it sounded good, I love Indian food, and, amazingly, I happened to have a package of okra in the freezer.  It was meant to be.