Vegetable Egg Rolls

Vegetable Egg Rolls are filled with colorful, crunchy flavorful veggies and fried till golden crispy brown. These are a homemade take on a classic take out favorite. Super easy and so delectable you’ll never buy them again!

Always an irresistible finger food, they’re perfect for all occasions. Pair these with Easy Fried Rice and Chicken Chow Mein for delicious copycat versions of your favorite take out dishes.

Vegetable Egg Rolls, crispy colorful crunchy veggies fried to perfection.

Easy Vegetable Egg Rolls

These are so satisfying with their crunchy savory insides and crispy golden outsides. It’s truly an explosion of texture and flavor. Everyone loves finger food and these vegetable egg rolls are certainly a favorite. Take them to a party, make them for a special dinner or just because, they will be the hit of the party.

The best part of this recipe is how simple and easy it is. Who knew right?! It’s even simple to roll them so … Read more

To Find Hope in American Cooking, James Beard Looked to the West Coast

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In an excerpt from The Man Who Ate Too Much, the culinary icon returns to his hometown and begins to articulate his vision for American cuisine

James Beard looms large in the American culinary canon. The name is now synonymous with the awards, known as the highest honors in American food, and the foundation behind them. But before his death in 1985, well before the existence of the foundation and the awards, Beard was a culinary icon. In The Man Who Ate Too Much: The Life of James Beard, John Birdsall tells Beard’s life story, highlighting how Beard’s queerness contributed to the concept of American cuisine he introduced to a generation of cooks.

Beard’s ascent to food-world fame wasn’t immediate. He came to food after an attempt at a life as a Read more

My Favorite Caesar Salad Recipe

Fresh crisp romaine lettuce, large shaved parmesan cheese, crunchy croutons and a creamy dressing make this Caesar Salad a MUST make. Caesar salad goes with so many things and it’s always a family favorite.

This salad is on a whole new level when you make your own Homemade Croutons and with this Authentic Caesar Dressing. It will forever change the way you eat Caesar Salad. You’ll make it for every meal!

Crispy, light and fresh Caesar Salad with homemade dressing and croutons.

My Favorite Caesar Salad Recipe

The reason this is my absolute favorite is really because of the Homemade Croutons and Dressing. It’s so fresh and vibrant and easy to throw together. Everyone loves a good Caesar Salad. It’ll rival the best restaurant’s Caesar Salad for sure.

The best thing about this Salad is that goes with everything. From soups to BBQ, if you need a quick salad to balance out your meal, this is it. Caesar Salad’s unique … Read more

The Power Landlords Have Over Restaurants Right Now

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While the pandemic rages on, rent is still due — and restaurant owners and landlords have to make it work

Where a restaurant is located — the city, the neighborhood, the block, even the building — can determine its fate. There are the obvious ways: A restaurant in a buzzy, hip neighborhood with tons of visitors or tourists is likely to pull in more business than one, say, in a neighborhood with just locals, no matter how loyal. A restaurant with a large, sprawling dining room can pack in more diners and tables than a small one, theoretically doing more business.

But no matter the size of a restaurant or its neighborhood, one of the most significant costs any restaurant has is the very space it is housed in. And while the … Read more

Authentic Caesar Dressing

Authentic Caesar Dressing is rich creamy and so much better homemade than from a jar. You are going to love how simple this really is and the savory flavor is going to WOW you! It will Change the way you eat anything Caesar forever!

Dressing is one of the best ways to add flavor, you can put dressings on so many things besides salad too. Try these dressings on what ever you desire, from chicken, to wraps, and marinades. Greek Salad Dressing, Avocado Ranch Dressing, and Cilantro Lime Dressing.

Rich and Creamy Authentic Caesar Dressing.

Authentic Caesar Salad Dressing

Now I know what you might be thinking…Anchovies? Gross! But trust me the only way to really get that incredible authentic Caesar flavor is to use Anchovies. They provide that briny blast of goodness and that rich umami flavor. Umami literally means pleasant savory taste, which is exactly what the anchovies provide. You don’t … Read more