Plate with pilaf illustrates blog: What is pilaf?

What Is Pilaf?

Today we’ll learn more about pilaf, a rice dish that is both storied and delicious. The term pilaf, or pilau, is used to talk about a cooking method and the resulting dish. As a cooking method, it involves sauteing onion in butter or oil, adding uncooked rice, and then cooking it all in a broth,…

Photo of person cutting chicken illustrates blog: What Is Chicken Pizzaiola?

What Is Chicken Pizzaiola?

Italian cuisine is an endless source of amazing dishes that are delicious and easy to prepare. A great example is chicken pizzaiola, a simple specialty that brings all the flavor and vibrancy of Italian cuisine to your everyday meals. What Is Chicken Pizzaiola? You don’t have to speak Italian to realize that the terms “pizzaiola”…

Photo of hands holding peppers illustrates blog: "What are chipotle peppers?

The Story Behind Chipotle Peppers

The word “chipotle” is closely associated with Mexican food, but not everyone knows that “chipotle” is a type of chili pepper, and even fewer people know the story behind this iconic staple of Mexican cuisine. What Are Chipotle Peppers? Chipotle peppers are chili peppers that have been dried and smoked. The typical chipotle is made…