TIP OF THE DAY: Plantains

If you’ve never cooked with plantains before, today—Cinco de Mayo—is the day to try it. While yellow-brown, brown and black plantains can be peeled like a banana, it is much more difficult to peel a green or yellow plantain. Instead, take a paring knife, slice off the ends of the plantain and slit the skin…
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CINCO DE MAYO: Sweet & Hot Tequila Drink

We love the pineapple and heat in this drink.Photo courtesy Hornitos Tequila.   For your consideration: a sweet, spicy and smooth tequila drink called the Pico de Plata (“silver beak”). The recipe was created by mixologist Jason Littrell for Hornitos Tequila, using sweet pineapple juice and hot jalapeño purée. Jalapeño is used in two forms:…
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