Last week I went out for tacos and was reminded why the alliterative Tuesday night meal is always a great idea. I took a stab at whipping up my own version with salmon last night with a dry-rub and tomatillo-avocado slaw that I'd gladly make time and time again (recipe here). It was a multi-step process, which I find oddly calming and most importantly, a learning experience while in the grocery store. After scanning the entire produce section, I realized I had never seen a whole tomatillo and seriously considered buying a canned salsa. Instead, I surreptitiously asked an employee where the little fruits were located without disclosing that I had no idea what they looked like. I only hoped he hadn't seen me walk by them five times just minutes before.
Breakfast Taco Bar
Most weekends we'll go out for brunch at least once, since it's my favorite meal. I typically order things I don't normally make at home, like french toast, poached eggs or most recently, the breakfast tacos at Home State. But the meal was so epic that we decided to recreate ...read more