Author Archives: Tasty Mayhem

About Tasty Mayhem

Love to eat, cook, write. Try to think of witty things to say about the world but my thoughts are consumed by food. Mostly.

French Fridays with Doire: Chicken Tagine with Sweet Potatoes and Prunes

  Last week the Dorsita’s participated in Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day, which is all about getting children excited about real food. Turns out that people who cook their own food eat healthier and kids who help choose, grow and … Continue reading

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Grilled Mahi Mahi with Cucumber Avocado Pesto “Salsa”

No matter how precise the recipe there always seems to be that table spoon or two of pesto, tapenade, tahini, remoulade, or some other sauce leftover in the fridge. If you are a bread eater, the easiest thing to do … Continue reading

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This Week at the Farmers Market

  It was a beautiful day for the Apex Farmer’s Market this past weekend, sunny, no chance of rain. Last week the market was closed due to PeakFest, our town’s annual street fair and the farmer’s market space is used … Continue reading

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French Fridays with Dorie: Leeks Vinaigrette with Mimosa

It’s wonderful to be cooking with a group of people again. So fun in fact I am looking around for another potential cookbook and group. While I’m not sure I could juggle two online groups, it’s very tempting. Having said … Continue reading

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Easy Dinner: Grilled Flank Steak and Asparagus

There is a book on my nightstand (that I will be writing about in the near future) where the author suggests that home cooks would do well to work more like professional cooks and 1) plan meals for 1-2 weeks … Continue reading

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New Gadget: More Silicone Covers!

Well, I went ahead and finally used my birthday gift card online to get more silicone covers. Shaped like banana leaves. Yes, banana leaves.   A few weeks ago I posted about a silicone bowl and pan cover that I … Continue reading

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Easy Slow-Cooker Dinner: Filling for Chicken Tacos

  Do not put away your slow cooker for the winter! Slow cookers are a great option for cooking inside during the warm summer months. They make less heat than the oven, and you don’t have to stand over the … Continue reading

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