Month: August 2013

Huevos Rancheros

The last time David and I went to California for Christmas, my sister, Susana, invited us over to her house for breakfast.  It seems that most of the time our family gets together, food is involved.  I’m fine with that. I am not sure how typical this is, […]

Margarita

A summer would not be complete without at least one good Margarita.  There are a lot of varieties out there.  This past winter in Ixtapa, we made a Tamarindo Margarita that was delicious.  But I like this Margarita.  It is simple, clean and refreshing. There seems to be […]

BASICS: Frijoles de la olla

There are people that remember smells from their childhood: chocolate chip cookies, marinara simmering on the stove or meatloaf.  For me, it is the smell of frijoles cooking slowly on the stove. I remember coming into our house after school, welcomed by the deep, earthy aroma of pinto […]