Category: Side Dish

T’chi’na (NOT “Tahini”)

Backstory 2020 Update: I revisited this recipe from 2009, and tweaked it for eleven years worth of refinement). Americans like things simple. Cheese Whiz, American Cheese, Pop Tarts. Today I saw a sealable bag with marinade in it, sold as an…

Kickass Pea Soup

Backstory There’s a place in town that makes a great pea soup. Okay, I know, it’s just pea soup… but there’s an incredible warmth, body and texture to that soup. (It’s also fun that it coagulates when it cools, and…

Backstory I generally hate sugary breads. Sugar in general in breads. But I had only a little time to get something together for two parties, so I gave it a shot. The second bread didn’t work, in the sense that…