Mango Ice Cream

1 cup heavy cream 1 cup whole milk 2 ripe mangos 3/4 cup sugar vanilla (optional) I only know how to make ice cream with a machine, so if you have another method you may need to adjust your recipe, but I peeled and cut the mango into a large dice and pureed with some…

Garlic Ghee

Roasting a bunch of heads of garlic at once is great (and will keep for a while in the fridge) but I wanted to just make a small portion for one meal and since I knew it was destined for mashed potatoes, I wanted to try to poach the garlic in butter. I used a small ramekin…

Black Bean Burgers

2 cups black beans 1 cup PLAIN bread crumbs 1 egg Half an onion – grated Several cloves of garlic – grated 1 tbsp chili paste (hot or not) 1 tbsp tomato paste 1tbsp powdered spice mix or blend of several spices or chilis (hot paprika, cumin and etc.) 1 tsp salt Cooking oil of choice…

Bacon sauce on Farfalle

This is a very effective, easy, inexpensive and delicious dish. The combination of crumbled bacon, creamy sauce and starchy farfalle makes a great, reasonably quick, lunch or dinner. Lay the bacon, two or more pieces per serving, on a baking sheet and put in the oven cold. Set oven to 375F and a timer for 17 minutes….