Papaya On A Bagel? Plus More Papaya Recipes For National Papaya Month

[1] What’s for brunch? A bagel with citrus cream cheese and papaya ribbons. The recipe is below (photo © Southern Selects). [2] There are numerous subspecies of Carica papaya, demonstrating different sizes, shapes, and flavor nuances (photo © Alleksana | Pexels). [3] A shorter, rounder variety (photo © Little Plant | Unsplash). [4] The papaya…
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Butternut Squash Soup Recipe With A Latin Twist For National Acorn Squash Day

[1] Butternut squash soup with spicy Latin garnishes (photos #1, #2, #4, and #5 ©‎ Pointed Leaf Press). [2] The star vegetable: butternut squash. Here’s the difference between butternut and acorn squash (photo © Good Eggs). [3] Soup garnishes: chiles, chorizo, cilantro, lime, pepitas. [4] The author enjoys this soup with a glass of her…
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Moroccan Chicken Recipe For National Chicken Month

September is National Chicken Month. Here’s a tasty chicken recipe that’s off the beaten track—inspired by Morocco, to be precise. The recipe is courtesy of the National Chicken Council, which features recipes for lunch and dinner on their consumer website, ChickenRoost.com. We have to take exception with the given name of the recipe, which is…
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Meatless Beef Samosas Recipe For World Samosa Day

[1] Classic samosas are triangular in shape (photo© Satyam Verma | Pexels). [2] The most popular filling combines potatoes, onions, and green peas with a variety of spices, including black mustard seeds, coriander, cumin, curry powder, garlic, ginger, and jalapeño. Here’s the recipe (photo © Oona Settembre | David & Busters | Dallas | Idaho…
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A Detroit Pizza Recipe For National Cheese Pizza Day

September 5th is National Cheese Pizza Day. How about going beyond mozzarella with this Detroit Pizza recipe? The classic Detroit pizza uses mozzarella plus brick cheese.     WHAT IS BRICK CHEESE? Brick cheese is a specialty of Wisconsin, made in a brick-shaped form, a medium-hard cheese like Cheddar or Limburger. The mild and earthy…
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