I’ve been making these a lot lately at different events around the city. They’re a great party food so they’re perfect when there’s a crowd. They also surprise people. They’re like vegetable chicken fingers! I suggest in Good and Cheap that you serve them with peanut sauce, but people have enjoyed them with sour cream and scallions, spiced yogurt and even salsa. And now that it’s solidly asparagus season well, it’s time to try crusting them!
Jambalaya is a reader favorite, and it’s easy to understand why! This dish takes boring rice and leftover vegetables and makes it into an exciting, spicy, satisfying meal to feed a crowd! It’s a perfect way to enliven any leftovers from a large Easter dinner and make them into something new and mouthwatering. Just go easy on the cayenne and jalapeño if you are not totally wild about spicy food. Keep reading
Of all the recipes I’ve ever shared, Chana Masala is the one I hear about from my friends the most. I think it’s the magic of how shockingly easy it is to make, combined with the fact that it costs next to nothing, topped off with how it tastes absolutely incredible. You will crave it all the time. You might even drool a little when you think about it. Just try it. You’re welcome. Keep reading
If this Sunday sees you hosting a gathering of football lovers, may I recommend these deviled eggs? They are a little more fuss than dumping out a bag of chips and dip, but they won’t leave you feeling gross and everyone will be impressed. Plus you need something to do while you wait for the game to start, right? You can even flavor them to honor your favorite team! For the patriots, the classic, mustard with a little pickle, for the Seahawks, maybe a little smoked salmon and dill? Eat well, even on game day. Keep reading