Like hummus, salsa should be something you make at home frequently and buy at the store only when time is at a premium. There are so many different ways to throw together a salsa, you can probably make one right now with just a few things from your fridge and cabinets. Now, I use the term “salsa” loosely, as there have been many different versions I have tried over the years. Some are smooth and and liquidy, some have little bits of veggies still floating around in a lovely spicy sauce, and other are just straight up veggies mixed together for a delicious combination of flavors. Any way you put it, salsa is super easy to make, a great way to use up veggies that might be taking a dive, and can be used as a starter to a meal or as a meal enhancer.
Posts tagged ‘salsa’
As a child I was always in the kitchen with my mom while she was cooking or baking, trying to learn how to make her recipes so I could one day replicate them myself. I started to keep a recipe file and this very salsa recipe happens to be the first one I put into my card index at the age of 15. Read more
Improvising. Somethings things just don’t go your way, and you have to do it. To me improvising is the beauty of cooking, you can leave something out, add a dash of something in, or change the amounts of ingredients and whatever you are making can still turn out delicious. And since I tend to forget to pick up at least one item every time I go to the store, I improvise a lot.