Stories tagged: audrey alfaro
Tue., Oct. 8, 2019, 5 p.m.
Back off, Taco Tuesdays – last Friday stole the taco spotlight. That’s right, National Taco Day is celebrated annually on Oct. 4, which also happens to be National Vodka Day, …
Tue., Oct. 1, 2019, 3 p.m.
I can hardly contain myself. My most favorite holiday of the year is less than one month away. Eek! I’ve been very busy preparing, too – stringing cotton spider webs …
Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 3 p.m.
Three states, six addresses, one daughter, three dogs and countless memories (and eye rolls) have brought my husband and me to our seventh year of marriage this year. The main …
Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 9 a.m.
Four years ago, I came across a casting call for home bakers. I applied on a whim, filling out the application and attaching photos of cakes and treats I had …
Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 6 a.m.
If you’re not into soup year round, brace yourself because the winds of change are headed your way. I’m telling you, this chowder will have you proclaiming summer as “soup …
Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 4 p.m.
A popular street food in the Philippines and staple at any Filipino barbecue, pork skewers are served slightly charred with sweet and savory flavors, and these delectable sticks of meat …
Tue., Aug. 13, 2019
When taking in all the fun in the sun, a refreshing drink is a must, and nothing’s easier than pulling a pitcher from the fridge of a ready-made cocktail that …
Mon., July 29, 2019, 6 p.m.
My multi-talented friend and fellow contestant from Food Network’s Halloween Baking Championship – which he won – has been “on a never-ending quest to perfect chocolate chip cookies.” Well, I’m …
Mon., July 22, 2019, 4:29 p.m.
My foodie self is always excited to explore the dining scene in Boise and eat – and drink – my way through the weekend. For Sunday brunch, we checked out …
UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 4:55 p.m.
Observed annually on July 10, National Piña Colada Day celebrates that deliciously creamy concoction made with pineapple, coconut cream and rum. It also is the national drink of Puerto Rico.
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 5:29 p.m.
Full of vibrant Mexican flavors, carne asada is steak that has been marinated and grilled. It’s thin sliced against the grain and typically served with warm tortillas and pico de …
Tue., June 25, 2019, 2:30 p.m.
Calling for a rack of ribs, liter of Coca-Cola and a cup of barbecue sauce, this recipe for slow cooker ribs couldn’t be any simpler. And since they’re made in …
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 5:54 p.m.
Ignore the countless displays of flowers for Mother’s Day this year and give Mom something more personal and special: meringue roses. They’re elegant and edible, too!
Mon., April 1, 2019, 5 p.m.
Bananas, oatmeal, and chocolate chips, (and a bit of shredded coconut for good measure) combine to create a cookie so delicious, it’s addicting.
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 5 p.m.
Dorothy Dean presents: Take the chill off with slow-cooker Mexican chili and jalapeño-cheese corn bread
Slowly cooking chili allows all the flavors to develop and meld together, while simmering the meats and veggies to tender, tasty perfection.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, noon
Today is National Margarita Day. Enjoy.
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 5 p.m.
Impress your Valentine with this dreamy dessert.
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
Zucchini “sushi” is a low-carb and fun play on traditional sushi, using ribbons of zucchini in place of the seaweed wrapper, nori.
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 5 p.m.
Don’t let Beef Wellington scare you. It’s basically prepping and assembling four components.
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018
Butter, brown sugar, saltines and chocolate – yes, only four ingredients – combine to create saltine toffee so crisp and delish, you will not be able to stop eating it.
Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 5 p.m.
This creamy pumpkin custard is full of the warm flavors of fall and topped with a crisp, caramelized sugar layer that is such a delight to crack into.
Tue., Nov. 20, 2018
Thanksgiving dinner is one of the most anticipated meals of the year, and one that truly keeps on giving. And by that, I mean giving you leftovers for days. But …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 11 a.m.
Say hello to sweet potato pecan crisp – luscious, crunchy and insanely delicious. Like eye-rolling delicious.
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 3 p.m.
Everything but the Bagel Seasoning is everywhere these days, including on this Dutch baby.
Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 5 p.m.
This big burger isn’t for the faint of heart.
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 11:53 a.m.
Cling to summer with this vibrant and oh so pretty salad.
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 8 a.m.
Pancit translates to “noodles,” and bihon are thin rice noodles. It’s a flavorful one-pot dish.
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018
Zucchini never tasted so good. (That is, you can’t actually taste it in this recipe.)
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018
The salsa is a mixture of pineapple, bell pepper, red onion, cilantro, jalapeño, lime juice and seasonings. It’s fresh, crisp, sweet and a pinch spicy.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
Summer grilling doesn’t always mean hamburgers and hot dogs.