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Sweet Corn Tomalito with Chorizo and Peppers

Smother Me with Deliciousness

Sweet corn tomalito, do you want to go steady?  Can I wear your letter jacket?  Wanna go to prom together?  Because I think you’re the bees knees.  I fell in love the first time I tasted you at Chevy’s, tipsy from bathtub sized margaritas with plenty o’ salt, sneaking nibbles of you in an effort to extend the fun.  I had to find a recipe hack on the web in order to bring you home with me, and it turned out that I had to dedicate a full-on hour to get you hot and ready before I could eat you up.  You were a corn souffle of out and out perfection, and it meant that you needed time to rise to the occasion.  But wait!  How could I make things a little more dangerous?  I know – I’d smother you with spicy chorizo, tri-colored sweet peppers, onions and garlic and then devour you with no hesitation and every last bit of my love.  And yes, I’m willing to share you with everyone who wants you, just as long as I can still get a taste.  Sound like a plan? Continue reading Sweet Corn Tomalito with Chorizo and Peppers

Sweet Fregola Sarda Arancini with Spiced Blackberry Coulis

Sweet Sassy Molassy

I’m not going to lie – this recipe is a little banana cakes. But here’s the skinny. Marx Foods, fine food experts and foodie dream, held a contest to turn fregola sarda (a Sicilian treat similar to Israeli couscous) into *gasp* a dessert. So my brain got to working and did a lily pad leaping move from rice pudding to beignets to arancini to a coulis in lieu of marinara. Wait, what? Now factor in that I have to include star anise or saffron or vanilla bean. Or all three. Can it be done? Continue reading Sweet Fregola Sarda Arancini with Spiced Blackberry Coulis