Do you remember the last time you initially hung out with a person you met through a mutual friend, without said mutual friend? No buffer, no safety blanket! Chaos! I (being a bit of a recluse) squirm just thinking about it. This platonic situation is scarier than a first date in my opinion–no doubt.
It usually works out well in the end though, doesn’t it? Your friends have good taste in human companionship–duh.
And… That’s kind of what this situation is. Strawberry-banana? Everywhere. Strawberry-rhubarb? Classic. Banana-rhubarb? Say what?
Yes, I know. It’s a bit strange without strawberries in the mix, but there’s no reason it should be. Sweet meets tart, all embedded in a cool, tangy frozen yogurt. The flavor combination is interesting, but not exactly challenging. It makes sense and most importantly, it tastes dandy. I suggest making this. I suggest taking it to your next friend date.
(Actually, scratch that, that’s weird. Keep it all for yourself. SOCIAL CRISIS AVERTED.)
Posted in Dessert, fruit, Healthy (?), Spring, Vegetarian
Tagged banana, dairy, froyo, frozen yogurt, greek yogurt, rhubarb, rhubarb swirl, yogurt
I imagine this is ranch dip after it has had a good talking-to from RuPaul. ”No no no NO. You get out of that plastic Dixie cup; you are too fabulous for this. Get yourself some fresh herbs–all the herbs–and anchovies. You heard me! Now go werk.”
I have never seen her show. Is it obvious? Should I do something about that?
It’s the “goddess” part. It sparks the ol’ imagination.
Anyway, green goddess dressing was REALLY created in San Francisco in the 1920s to honor the actor George Arliss and his play, which happened to be called… The Green Goddess.
Still, it’s really fantastic: lots of green, fresh herbs, plus anchovy, for savory depth. It’s a multidimensional showoff.
Posted in Appetizer, Condiments
Tagged anchovy, basil, chives, dip, herbs, lemon, mayonnaise, mint, parsley, tarragon, yogurt
I dedicated myself to this dish way, waaaay before I actually made it. See, I can tell you with near-certainty that Aleppo pepper is nowhere to be found in the greater Reno/Sparks area. Not at Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s. Not at the Persian market, though I did buy some bulgur wheat and whole valerian root there. Finally, the great almighty Internet, specifically Chef Shop, came through for me. And I can tell you with absolute certainty that the final product was worth the hunt.