‘Processed’ Food – Me and My Cuisinart...

Apr 1, 2011 by

I got my first Cuisinart when they first came out in the 1970’s. At first I followed the suggested recipes slavishly, fearing mistakes and still tentative about how it would fit into my own cooking life. But conversion happened easily and I have had various versions of the machine throughout the years. While I use it for all the chopping, grating, slicing and other prep activities for meals, I rely on it most for creating a whole range of salsas, spreads and pastes that I can assemble quickly and use as appetizers, take to pot lucks or just have on hand. I shared my ‘Cilantro Salsa in 3 Acts’ last week and this week I offer 3 more of my favorite ‘processed’ foods. And here’s a general principle I follow when assembling these: I...

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