A pretty pickle – Mamidi Avakai Recipe

DECCAN CHRONICLE | PRIYANKA PRAVEEN Continuing our love affair with mangoes, this week too we give you recipes that use raw mangoes — pickles to be specific. Mamidi Avakai Ingredients 3 medium raw mangoes 1 cup mustard seed powder 1 cup red chilli powder ¾ cup, powdered rock salt 1¼ cups of groundnut oil 1/3 cup […]

Dillsburg Picklefest: Try the pickle soup

Rick Lee, rlee@ydr.com   –   FlipSidePA The pickle soup served at two of Dillsburg‘s annual events — the PickleFest in May and the Pickle Drop on New Year’s Eve — is not really an acquired taste, said Scott Shugart, the man responsible for finding the recipe some two decades ago. “It’s a little out of […]

Jalapeno Pineapple Pulled Pork Tacos

This is a fantastic mix of sweet, spicy and smoke! by Randy Shannon   –   WHBL I started with an 8 lb bone in pork shoulder. I was planning on making tacos with this batch, so I made a  special batch of rub with some great southwestern flavors and plenty of kick.  A little binder: honey, […]

Dining in Muscat: Nachos Night Out

By Swati Dasgupta   –   Times of Oman What to do when you start your week with a serious Tex-Mex craving? Whether eaten at a restaurant or whipped up at home, a cheesy, spicy plate of nachos is just the thing to make your stomach salsa. Happiness is a plate full of nachos, while […]

Matzo Balls with Mushrooms and Jalapeños in Broth

Recipe by Pat Jinich   –   Journal Sentinel Description:  Pati Jinich shares this recipe for her rendition of matzo ball soup with jalapeños and mushrooms adding heat to the broth. The soup can be made up to three days ahead, covered and refrigerated.Jinich writes: “My maternal grandmother used to season her matzo balls with […]