Cauliflower mashed potatoes are a lower-carb, lower-fat mash that’s perfect for all your healthy holiday side dish needs. How did we pull it off? Replacing half of the potatoes for cauliflower florets cuts one-third of the calories from the traditional recipe and adds 50 more fiber per pound. For deeper flavor, roast the cauliflower first, and then puree until creamy.
Inspired by a Marcella Hazan recipe, this side dish helps Pandolfi feel closer to his Italian heritage. Wash leeks after they’re halved by dunking them in a bowl of cold water and vigorously swishing to dislodge dirt and grit trapped between the layers. You may need to repeat the process once or twice, depending on the level of grit.
Not Your Average Whiskey BarA modern, bright, and welcoming whiskey bar in San Francisco, Hard Water, is bringing all of the classics of a typical whiskey bar to the area, but in a new and exciting way.Unlike the dark dens of a traditional whiskey joint, Hard Water is a different environment, sporting a huge wall of whiskeys and an interesting and dessert food menu.
How is it possible for such a small landmass to keep reinventing itself? Even a regular traveler to New York City can have a hard time keeping up with the emerging areas. Others are an urban planner’s fantasy: Former no-man’s-lands whose cheap rents led to notoriety and a brand new moniker, like the Meatpacking District.
This week’s review takes us a bit outside our normal area to our sister city of San Antonio. Alex had been talking about this great Cajun place in San Antonio for a while and since we happened to be in the area we thought, why not try ‘em?For anyone in Austin, I know you’re probably thinking, you mean there’s more than just Mexican food in San Antonio?
Someone was really bored.Who in the world thought of this song?Ninety-nine bottles of beer on the wall, 99 bottle of beer — we know you’ve heard it, and we’re sure you’ve sang it. Though the song has a catchy tune, chances are the only time you sing it is when you’re stuck in a car for hours. Why? Because it takes forever to finish.