I love a well seasoned fillet of fish, sauteed in a small amount of oil on a smoking hot cast iron skillet! I found a blackening spice rub recipe in a cookbook I enjoy Cook This, Not That! and was excited to make this from-scratch blend for my Blackened Cod! The moist fish has a crispy exterior and the blackening spice rub gives it an explosion of flavor!
I’m excited to do a Julia Child recipe for Taste Test Tuesday! I recently found a ‘First Edition’ of her cookbook ‘From Julia Child’s Kitchen’ and just had to try her Eggplant Pizzas from it! She definitely was ahead of her time creating a low carb recipe like this. It’s succulent and so delicious!
I’m looking forward to doing a Taste Test Tuesday series of recipes that I’ve been anxious to try from cookbooks, magazines, Pinterest, etc. So, to kick this off, I chose this Minestrone Soup from Bob Warden’s ‘Great Food Fast’ book of pressure cooker recipes. I made it in my Instant Pot, it’s a multi-cooker: a slow cooker, electric pressure cooker, rice cooker, steamer, yogurt maker, sauté/browning pan, and warming pot all in one. This recipe worked beautifully using it! I honestly could have soup of any kind every day, all months of the year! I tweaked the recipe slightly using kale instead of spinach and elbow instead of shell pasta, because that what I had on hand. You’ll love that one serving is only 160 calories and 5 Weight Watchers SmartPoints!