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25 July, 2015

Caldo del Mercado a la Clarita

Caldo del Mercado a la Clarita
Posted in : Soups on by : cjremmers

My version of Caldo del Mercado from Mi Tierra in San Antonio.  I was so happy when I first ordered it, it was delicious.  You know me, I begin to dissect it and savor it and write down what I see and so to recreate it in my lab.  Usually when we go out to eat
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28 November, 2014

Crispy Onion Strings

Crispy Onion Strings
Posted in : Vegetables & Side Dishes on by : cjremmers

This recipe can be used for so much.  On a beautiful steak, in a hamburger, garnish, or make it part of the Creamy Leek, Potato and Roasted Poblano Soup.  You can also add fresh jalapeño slices or even slices of habanero or scorpion peppers (if you dare) to the buttermilk and flour mixture to make another
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27 November, 2014

Creamy Leek, Potato, and Roasted Poblano Soup

Creamy Leek, Potato, and Roasted Poblano Soup
Posted in : Soups on by : cjremmers

INGREDIENTS: 4 thick slices of bacon 2 roasted poblano pepper ¼ cup unsalted butter 4 leeks, white and light green parts only, cut in half lengthwise and sliced crosswise and cleansed * 2 large russet potatoes, peeled and chopped in medium pieces 3 large garlic cloves chopped 5 cups low sodium chicken broth 3 sprigs
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21 November, 2014

Chicken Vesuvio

Chicken Vesuvio
Posted in : Main Dishes on by : cjremmers

INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup olive oil 2 cups of canola oil 2 boneless chicken breast cubed 2 boneless thighs cubed 3 large Idaho or russet potatoes, peeled and cut into thick wedges Salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 large garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup white wine 1/2 cup chicken broth 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried
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11 November, 2014

Artichoke Cheese Dip

Artichoke Cheese Dip
Posted in : Appetizers on by : cjremmers

Artichoke cheese dip was definitely inspired by this restaurant in Rice Village.  Jenna and I and sometimes Kelly, James, or Michael or all of them would eat there whenever we had Doctor appointments at the Med Center.  I would order extra and take it to the lab (mi cocina) to try to recreate it.  After
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