Tag Archive: recipe

Updated Christmas Sangria Recipe for National Sangria Day

A few years ago when I first started the Minty, I posted my Christmas (XXXmas) Sangria recipe. I’ve tweak it every year though it’s basically the same. This year, was probably the biggest… Continue reading

Drinking at Home: Cocktails by the Minty

  Whenever I get invited to dinner parties, I tend to bring the booze and take it upon myself to make drinks. In the last few years, my “bartending” skills have gotten better… Continue reading

Lindy & Grundy at Artisinal LA or How I Won Pork and What I Did with It

** photo by Val of Trippy Food I attended Artisinal LA this past weekend and the most compelling demonstration had to be the Lindy & Grundy demo. I met the two butchers while… Continue reading

Taking a Trip Down Burrata Lane

When I first heard about the Gioia Cheese Factory, I promised myself I would visit. I fantasized about doing an one-two punch by checking out Skyscraper Brewing, the beer factory in El Monte… Continue reading

Turkey Lettuce Cups Recipe

A couple of weeks ago, I found myself not very hungry but I knew I should eat a little something. I rummaged around my kitchen and came up with ground turkey and some… Continue reading

Seafood Salad Recipe

When I was planning for my dinner party this past Saturday, I arrived at the store with several ideas but none of them was a seafood salad. To be truthful, I threw in… Continue reading

Chicken with Pea Sprouts and Bell Peppers Recipe

As I mentioned in my bruschetta recipe, I had no idea what I was going to make for my main course for my dinner party. I wandered around the grocery store considering all… Continue reading

Green Beans and Squash Recipe

For my dinner party this past Saturday, I served a green beans and squash side. I had originally was going to wimp out and serve a simple salad but decided to go all… Continue reading

Spinach Bruschetta Recipe

This past Saturday, I hosted a dinner party for 5. I went to the store armed with several recipes and ideas for my meal. The only thing I didn’t have a clue about… Continue reading

Porcini Mushroom Risotto Recipe

When I originally bought this 3-grain blend from Trader Joe’s, I was going to throw it into a rice cooker and be done with it. But for my dinner party, I thought I’d… Continue reading