When it comes to food and travel, whenever possible I like to eat where the locals eat, tourist traps rarely have the best food. I have also come to believe that Alton Brown will never steer me wrong when it comes to food. Both of those rules turned out to be true on this my trip to [...]
It was a grey, blustery day, perfectly suited to my grey, blustery mood. I was dragging my cranky toddler and cantankerous husband through that most soul-suckingly dreadful chore: grocery shopping.
All the while I was complaining about the fatigue I’m still battling, and my ever growing list of things I STILL haven’t gotten [...]
Chicken stewed in a gravy of pomegranate and ground walnuts
3 Tbsp olive oil
1 large leek
2 lbs chicken (I like thighs because they’re juicier and more flavorful, but breasts will also work well)
1 tub Knorr Chicken Homestyle Stock concentrate
2 cups pomegranate juice
8 oz walnuts
1/4 tsp cardamom
basmati rice, [...]
Yes, that’s right. While I generally try to avoid posting pictures of myself (except for the extremely rare occurrence of a flattering shot), and I especially try to avoid pictures of myself eating, it’s not everyday that I get to eat haggis with chopsticks.
This picture was taken in February of 2008. The [...]