August is one of my favorite months because it means the return of Hatch chili season! Every August I go to Harmons Grocery for the first day of their Chili Roast. The best part about this year is that we just had a brand new Harmons Grocery store open up two weeks ago only 5 minutes away from my house! Saying that I’m excited is an understatement. Last Friday was the kick-off day to this year’s Chile Roast so I went down and picked up a bunch of roasted chilies, some mild, some medium, and some hot, then headed home to cook with them. [Read More…]
I just realized that a bunch of my recipes have been posted over on The Scoop and I didn’t know! So get ready for some California Avocado recipes coming your way! I love working with California Avocados, not only because avocados are one of my all-time favorite foods, but also because they give me great themes that I then have to create recipes for, which always push me in directions I probably would have never gone on my own. There’s nothing like being given parameters to work within to help me think outside the box! This particular recipe was one that I loved creating. Tonkatsu (breaded, fried pork cutlet) was a favorite dish to go out for in Japan. I decided we needed a lighter version and so this avocado katsu was born. Hop on over to The Scoop to learn more about katsu and how to make this crazy delicious version!