Category Archives: Appetizers

Red Hot Cauliflower Wings for My Valentine #FoodBloggerLove

Share this post:

If you’ve read anything here at all, you know that we lazy gourmets love a recipe that’s simple, delicious, and healthy. But you know what we love even more? An easy recipe that calls for ingredients that we already have … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Recipes, Snacks, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Turning Found Fruit into Treasured Quince Jelly (Super Simple Recipe!)

Share this post:

I’ve always gotten a kick out of “finding” food and turning it into something delicious like quince jelly. At my first sleep-away camp at age 7, my buddies and I plucked huckleberries from vines alongside a hiking trail. We proundly … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, breakfast, Breakfast/Brunch, brunch, brunch/breakfast, Condiments, Desserts, Recipes | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Herb Mayonnaise and More at SF Cooking School

Share this post:

People assume that since I’m a freelance food writer, I must eat amazing meals—like the heirloom tomato sandwich with homemade herb mayonnaise pictured above—all the time. The truth is a bit more dismal. Lunch usually involves snacking on random leftovers … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, brunch/breakfast, Condiments, Small Plates, Snacks, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Char Siu Bao (Steamed BBQ Pork Buns)—Weeknight Easy

Share this post:

I don’t know what magic was at work, but apparently, I once had all the time in the world. I know this because I have vivid memories of spending countless hours in the kitchen happily infusing oils, kneading dough, hand-making … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Entrees, Recipes, Small Plates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Thai Chicken Satay

Share this post:

After spending a few weeks in the polar vortex, my family and I returned to the Bay Area in mid-January to discover that summer has come early this year. Really early. Dire drought emergency and looming water rationing aside, I … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Entrees, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Beets Brighten Up this White Bean Hummus

Share this post:

If you’ve ever wondered what to do with beets, you’ve come to the right place. Here at Two Lazy Gourmets, we love us some beets. We love them steamed, pickled, roasted, and even raw. We wouldn’t be lying if we … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Recipes, Side Dishes, Snacks, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Roasted Carrots with Rosemary

Share this post:

I have a garden! And OMG IT MADE CARROTS! After decades of apartment living, last year I finally moved to a sweet little house with a beautiful, sunny backyard. But it’s still San Francisco, after all, so my first season … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Recipes, Side Dishes, Small Plates, Snacks, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Slow Cooker Tricks To Make Dinner More Delicious

Share this post:

I’m a sucker for a good gadget, or, well, let’s be honest, any gadget (that’s what “sucker” means, right?) When I got my first slow cooker, it was no doubt thanks to some marketing lackey’s storyboard fiction: Place random boring … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Entrees, Recipes, Soups, Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Brazilian Cheese Bread or Pão de Queijo

Share this post:

With a blog constantly in need of filling, you can bet that we’re always on the lookout for interesting new recipes. You wouldn’t think that a preschool would be a hotbed of gourmet food, but when my son’s Brazilian preschool … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Baking, Recipes, Side Dishes, Snacks, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Magical Chawan Mushi (Japanese Savory Egg Custard)

Share this post:

I was about to start this post talking about how cold and miserable San Francisco can be, but then I remembered that I can’t stand it when people belabor the fact that San Francisco is cold and damp. I mean, … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Entrees, Recipes, Side Dishes, Small Plates, Soups | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment