I took my mom’s childhood candied yam recipe and added a layer of caramel. It is now a must at every Thanksgiving and Christmas and is often requested with much anticipation by anyone who has had it. One recipe will serve 6, but barely. I promise there won’t be leftovers. If you’re going to feed 6 or more, I suggest doubling the recipe in a 9×13-inch pan.
A Puerto Rican dish with local Hawaiian flavor. Labor intensive, but also delicious. One ingredient, pigeon pea, is Native to Africa and is also called ‘Congo pea’ and ‘no-eyed pea’; achiote seeds are slightly musky-flavored seeds of the annatto tree, available whole or ground in East Indian, Spanish and Latin American markets. Buy whole seeds […]
October 19, 1999
Instant Pot® Chickpeas
Instead of buying canned chickpeas, I use my pressure cooker to cook them from dry. I don’t need to soak them ahead of time, and I can keep the fresh cooking liquid for different uses (like subbing for chicken broth!) If you do decide to soak the beans, check your appliance manual because cooking time […]
September 28, 2019