Putting aside that it seems a little ridiculous to make a tagine from a recipe in The Daily Mail, this was my most successful tagine yet. The dish had great flavor thanks to a bit of orange zest and a simple combination of spices. Even the kids liked this one (ok, they liked the chicken and chickpeas but not the olives or onions). And I didn't burn it.Read More
My first foray into tagine was slightly smoky to say the least. This effort was leaps and bounds better than the first. While still not perfect, I can safely say we have enough improvement to warrant continuing the pursuit of the perfect tagine.
I originally found the recipe for Moroccan Meatball Tagine on A Taste of Honey. Despite my success with another recipe from the same blog (last week’s enchiladas – try these, people), I have a hard time deviating from the original recipe when the original recipe is from Bon Appetit. In this case, I went with the original recipe without even comparing the changes. When I have a minute, I probably will compare them just for fun. But, holy cannoli, this is a good recipe.Read More
Dinner tonight was not just a slight fail, but a total fail. This picture does not begin to do it justice. Burnt dinner, burnt bottom of the tagine (which it has taken my husband longer to clean than the total cooking time of the dish), burnt the cutting board that I set the tagine down on so badly that the plastic melted and created a whole. The only way to go from here is up. With my next adventure into tagines and with the menu for the rest of the week.Read More