Eggplant Croquettes


Croquettes are fried food that can be made in different shapes and sizes. A lot of people serve these tasty morsels with a dipping sauce, such as marinara, mayonnaise etc., and can also be served as a snack or as an entree. I've never had croquette before, and this is the first time I have [...]

Deep Fried Vegetables


Ingredients┬á Vegetable oil, for frying ┬ż cup cornmeal 1 ┬╝ cups all-purpose flour ┬╝ teaspoon garlic powder ┬Ż ground black pepper 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper ┬Ż teaspoon salt 1 pound fresh okra, sliced 1/2-inch thick 2 eggplants, sliced ┬╝-inch thick 1 large yellow squash, sliced ┬╝-inch thick 1 large cucumber, sliced [...]

Spicy Fried Onion Rings


Ingredients┬á 2 large fresh white/yellow onions 2 cups buttermilk ┬Ż tsp salt 1 tsp ground black pepper, divided 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper (optional) ┬Ż tsp garlic powder 1 cup all-purpose flour ┬╝ cup yellow cornmeal ┬╝ cup masa 1 quart vegetable oil Directions Preheat the deep fryer or Dutch oven to [...]

Ultimate Beef-Vegetable Soup


I'm like a weather. I'd come and go, huh? ­čśë I meant to post this recipe sooner but as always, I got distracted like a bee. Haha! ┬áGood thing┬áI've had some times to spare today. Sweet! So, speaking of the weather, I think it is a happy coincidence that January is not only national soup [...]