Chiles Rellenos

Chiles Rellenos

In Spanish, the word relleno means “stuffed.” Chiles are peppers. This recipe for stuffed peppers is baked. But chiles rellenos (CHEE-lays ray-YAY-nose) are often fried. Poblano Peppers The poblano (poe-BLAH-no) is like a green pepper. It is a darker color. In...
Sabji

Sabji

Sabji (SUB-jee) means “spicy vegetable dish” in Hindi, one of the main languages spoken in India. There are many sabji recipes. This one uses kidney beans, onions, potatoes, and Indian spices. It is cooked on top of the stove. What You Need Equipment: Soup potFrying...
Southwestern Tomato-Cheese Soup

Southwestern Tomato-Cheese Soup

You’ll want to take a look at the Grilled Cheese Dippers recipe on the previous page if you haven’t already, and consider serving this soup with them on the side. Guests can make the soup even spicier if they want by adding a dash of Tabasco sauce. 1 (14-ounce) can...
Pretzels

Pretzels

Here is a clone of that famous pretzel I can hardly ever resist when we’re doing our “day at the mall” shopping. It took a lot of practice to get comfortable with the twisting of the dough to create the traditional knotted pretzel. But even if they look a little...
Pinwheel Re-Treats

Pinwheel Re-Treats

I gave this appetizer this particular name because I like to imagine my special friends, Kate and Maureen (mother and daughter), preparing them at their family lakeside retreat in Innsbrook, Missouri. A few years ago when Kate and Tom Gunn decided to purchase a piece...