Thursday, June 6, 2013

We were choppin' and slicin' and cookin'


Now I know how to properly dice a green pepper, stuff an empanada and perfectly flavor grilled shrimp. Thanks to Amazing Edibles on 14th Street in Chicago, my mom friends and I were real chefs for a night—white aprons and all.

We guzzled sangria overflowing with fruit and noshed on appetizers while preparing and cooking an elaborate meal of tapas. On the menu: paella, potatoes in a spicy tomato sauce, stuffed mushrooms, bacon-wrapped dates and my personal favorite—garlic toasts topped with goat cheese and saffron marina dip.


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