Green bean casserole…gobble, gobble

Guess I must be on a green bean kick lately, but when I had the chance to prepare a dish to bring to a Thanksgiving dinner, I decided to make green bean casserole. I love the traditional green bean casserole made with Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom soup and French’s fried onions. This year though, I…

Haricot verts a la Pincevent

The summer after I graduated from college I worked in northern France for 2 months in a town located near the city of Compi├Ęgne. While there, I visited the archaeological site of Pincevent where remains of a Magdalenian campsite used around 10,000-9000 BC was discovered. The remains of stone tools, reindeer bones, hearths and circular…

Llapingachos, yum!

When I was traveling in Ecuador, I ate these delicious potato patties called llapingachos. They were filled with cheese and served with avocado and tomato slices. I had a craving for them recently and decided to try and make them at home. I roughly followed the recipe I found on the website Laylita’s Recipes, a…