Sweet Fried Plantains, Spicy Red Sauce, Poached Egg

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This dish was sort of an accident the first time we made it. The truth is, we bought plantains to make tostones and waited wayyyyyy too long. They had turned almost completely black, but we fried them up anyway.

And Oh My Sweet Sweet Surprise – the dish turned out incredibly satisfying.   Read More

Non-Lame Fruit Salad

Non-Lame Fruit Salad

At some point this summer, I’m sure you’ve seen it. Almost positive you’ve seen it. The lame, hasn’t-changed-since-the-1980s fruit salad. You know exactly what I’m talking about. It has melons and grapes and strawberries. If you’re lucky, it has some kiwi too. I think it’s time we make things a bit more interesting than that.   Read More

63 Fancy Restaurant Menu Terms & Exactly What They Mean

63 Fancy Restaurant Menu Terms & Exactly What They Mean

You’re sitting at a fancy restaurant for a nice night out. The hostess hands you the menu and you feel like you’re taking the SATs again and forgot to study. What do all these weird words mean?! Asking your server to define half of the menu for you seems embarrassing (and honestly, they don’t always have the right answers).

Well, worry no more!   Read More