48: Greek Burgers w/ Homemade Pita Bread & Tzatziki Sauce


Of all the bread recipes I’ve ever made, Pita Bread has the be the easiest. Sure, you have to roll it out, let is rest for 5 minutes, and then flop it onto a cake-rack (I used a clean BBQ’s rack). This recipe makes 5, 6-7″ pita and you only use half of one for each burger. We’re making hummus next so we can wipe the rest out. You can freeze them, but they’re usually last about a week in the fridge.

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Recipe 38: Gingery Apple Crisp


Serve warm, with a scoop of ice cream...

I found some pretty beautiful Granny Smith apples at the store this past week and this recipe really does the trick. It’s quick and simple, and perfect to set up right before making dinner. Best served warm and with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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Recipe 35: 5-Minute Hummus


Garnish with paprika, parsley, and a bit of olive oil...

Hummus is really easy. So easy that I now refuse to buy the preservative-laden store variety. It’s a basic “pile everything into a blender and BOOM, you’re done” type of recipe. We’re having a party tonight, so I figured it would make the perfect dip, and the ingredients are a cinch to keep on hand.

This is a double recipe ¬†especially for those times when you’re entertaining. It makes about a quart (4 cups) of deliciousness. If you want less, just half it to scale back to only 1 can of garbanzo beans.

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Recipe 29: Indian Butter Chicken


Aaaaaaaand we’re back!

Hey all, thanks for the patience! Final exams are over and I can’t begin to express how much better my life is now! Woohoo!

Anywho, it’s time to come back with something truly yummy to (partially) make-up for my absence!

I’ve been trying to get this recipe right for a while now, as it’s one of my favorite Indian dishes.

Butter chicken is essentially small cubes of chicken breast simmered in a tomato/cream-based sauce. It’s heavenly with the scents of ginger and cinnamon, and though it traditionally is one of the milder Indian recipes I’ve tried, it can accommodate a healthy level of spicing up if that’s your style.

I hope you enjoy it!

Butter Chicken!

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New Video!-How to Make Hand Roll Sushi


Hi all, here’s the latest video. Some techniques require more visual, such as sushi making. It’s really easy to make hand rolls, in fact they’re my go-to if I’m really tired and still want my sushi roll.

I hope you like it.

**Update: because I used a licensed song in the video, you’ll have to watch it on youtube after all. Sorry for any inconvenience!**

 

Cheers!

H

P.S. As always, you can find this and other videos on the Techniques page.