Really, it’s a marvel of applications. Create one creamy, savory garlic-butter sauce flecked with chopped cilantro, and use it for both parts of today’s meal, the shrimp and the baguette. Use the same grill even to cook both. One sauce, two creations – Shrimp Scampi and Garlic Bread. What a bang for that particular buck!… Continue reading Two for One
Not Caesar Augustus, but Caesar Cardini, the restauranteur who invented this salad at his establishment in Acapulco, Mexico in the 1920s. By legend, Cardini ran out of ingredients for a conventional salad at a particularly busy moment and, instead of giving in, he persisted and improvised with whatever the kitchen had on hand. This included… Continue reading Hail, Caesar!