Chickpea Puttanesca with Israeli Couscous

Chickpea Puttanesca with Israeli Couscous

I love puttanesca.  Actually, I love anything that has capers in it.  I’m a sucker for those little salty niblets of joy and am constantly looking for excuses to eat them.  Which means cooking them with other things because when your significant other catches...
Traditional Mapo Tofu

Traditional Mapo Tofu

Mapo Tofu, also known as Mapo Doufu, is a traditional Sichuan dish that usually contains soft tofu cooked in a spicy, umami sauce characterized by fermented black beans, hot bean paste, hot chili oil, Sichuan peppercorns, garlic, and ginger.  The dish typically...