Taco Salad With Pumpkin, Black Beans, Corn & Poblano Peppers

I couldn’t help but notice this gnarly looking pumpkin at the farmers’ market. With a little research I learned that this winter squash is called a Green Goblin Pumpkin. Other names are Marina di Chioggia and Sea Pumpkin.   I’ve never been much of a pumpkin eater. Unlike Peter (the pumpkin eater), I have managed … More Taco Salad With Pumpkin, Black Beans, Corn & Poblano Peppers

A Southwestern Salad

Roasted sweet potatoes make a great addition to a Tex-Mex black bean type salad as the many examples out there attest. I had to put a quick lunch together and this is what I did: Using the Cuisinart® Oven Central® I roasted sweet potato, halved purple pearl onions and roasted, pealed and chopped Hatch chiles. … More A Southwestern Salad

Huevos Buenos

I think I have found my new favorite breakfast egg dish. It was made in the Cuisinart®  Oven Central® but could have been made in a skillet with a lid. I sautéed whole cumin seeds, red onions and jalapeño peppers with a little olive oil using bottom heat only (350ºF). I then added fresh spinach … More Huevos Buenos