My new office is having a welcome dinner for 11 on a Friday night. Preferred location is WLA, Santa Monica. Ideally, it should be a fun, but no-hassle atmosphere (i.e., we don't wanna be waiting an hour for our table). Mexican is ideal. Any ideas?
Tess Masters, a blogger who goes by the nickname The Blender Girl, specializes in vegan and vegetarian blender recipes. She manages to dirty her blender several times a day, so she knows a thing or two about how to clean it easily and efficiently.
Rosemary and Garlic Roasted Potatoes
Perfect roasted potatoes are super easy, and pair beautifully with almost everything. Preheating the oiled pan and thoroughly drying the potatoes help them form a golden crust, while the insides turn creamy. Garlic and rosemary are classic flavors, but you can vary the seasoning based on your meal.
Cornbread is a Southern staple, and a must with chili. This version is moist all the way through, with a lightly crisped top and a touch of sweetness. Mix in cheese or jalapeños for extra flavor, and feel free to bake as muffins if you prefer.
A Celebration of Food and Drink in Game of Thrones
A look at iconic food moments on the show.
Sauteed Calamari with Parsley and Garlic
A quick sauté keeps calamari tender, while garlic, lemon, and parsley brighten up the gentle oceanic flavor of the squid. Serve with crusty bread for getting every last drop of the buttery sauce.
Authentic Black Bean Recipe by Gregory
Perfectly tender and deeply seasoned with garlic, onions, peppers, and bay leaf, these authentic black beans take a while to cook, but are totally worth it.