Muerte A La Pizza Falsa

Pizza is Americas favorite food. The first pizza was created in Naples, Italy in the year 1889. Called the Margherita in honor of the first Italian queen, this ¨first pizza¨ remained isolated in Naples for over fifty years until the 1940´s during WW2 when American soldiers discovered it and began requesting it. Meanwhile, in 1905, Italian immigrants in New York City opened Americas first pizzeria (Lombardi’s). In other words, though not ¨born¨ in the USA, pizza was given life in the USA, and then, from New York City, pizza began spreading back out to the rest of the world.

Home Fried Potatoes, the Best Hash Browns

Home Fried Potatoes, the Best Hash Browns

Who doesn’t like fried potatoes for breakfast, but have you every tried to make hash browns? I have followed so many recipes that claim to be “The Best Hash Browns Ever”, but I always end up with a fried pancake of greasy, grated potatoes. I say the Best Hash Browns are not Hash Browns, but actually Home Fried Potatoes. Home Fried Potatoes require less oil so they are heather, and the can be seasoned as well, thereby they are tastier. Here is the recipe that I have perfected. 

Digital Infrared Laser Thermometer

Kitchen Gadgets, Why So Many?

Kitchen Gadgets, Why So Many?    

 I remember exploring the kitchen as a kid, opening different drawers and cupboards and discovering the world that belonged to my mother. One drawer in particular stood out. That drawer was  packed full of wooden and metal spoons, strange knives, rolling pins and a crazy assortment of handheld gadgets some of them looking like bizarre torture implements. The kitchen tools I discovered in that drawer over 40 years ago are dwarfed by the amount of gadgets available to consumers today. But are they all really necessary? Will you be a better cook owning them?

Cooking the Tortillas, Tortillas Hecha a Mano

Hey man, where can I buy some tortillas?

What do you mean “Hey man, where can I buy some tortillas?” you live in Mexico, don’t you? Yes, but the question still remains.  Even though tortillas are sold on almost every street corner, the truth is, not all tortillas are created equal. A little history is needed.