Food Gold: Spicy Black Beans with Chorizo and Sour Cream

Posted on Jul 14th, 2010 by Elliot Aronow

I know we’ve been a little light and lively with our recent FOOD GOLD recipes so for this week I decided to get back to the pleasure zones of carbs, meat and fats. Today’s dish, Spicy Black Beans with Chorizo and Lime Sour Cream contains all those things and is super hearty and ready to party. I like to serve it as a thick and zesty dip, alongside plenty of tortilla chips. Dipset! Dipset! Dipset! Read More

Food Gold: House Party Tacos with Lime Slaw

Posted on Apr 14th, 2010 by Elliot Aronow

Creating your own taco seasoning mixes is one of the small joys of being a home cook. You can basically throw in whatever you have in the house and experiment liberally without nervous consequences. Plus, all those pre-made mixes are filled with enough chemicals to stock a meth lab and are relatively expensive when you think about what you are paying for.

For this week’s Food Gold, we are kicking Old El Paso to the curb and going in on some house party-style beef tacos and lime slaw. This recipe serves four, but you can easily double or triple it if you are throwing that kind of a party. Read More

Food Gold: Hell Braisin’ Carnitas (Gringo Edition)

Posted on Nov 3rd, 2009 by Elliot Aronow


Art by Gila Mosaics

The mercury has dipped, the sun now sets at 5PM and some people are sad. What do these things mean? It’s BRAISING SEASON folks and this week we are going in with one of my all time fall/winter favorites, Carnitas! Read More