Category: Breakfast

Cazuela de Huevos

Cazuela de Huevos means  “egg casserole” in Spanish.  But this casserole is much more than just eggs.  It has many of the flavors I love, which is why I noticed it in one of my favorite cookbooks, 1,000 Mexican Recipes by Marge Poore. On the weekend, we enjoy […]

Pan de Plátano

We recently had some bananas that were getting nicely sweet and ripe and needed to be used in some way. Usually, I make banana bread and that is what I did again. But this time, I used a recipe from Marge Poore’s 1,000 Mexican Recipes cookbook. I noticed […]

Huevos con Machaca

If you want a hearty breakfast, this is it!   No need for a “second breakfast.” This was a morning meal we would enjoy whenever we would visit my mom’s aunts and uncles at their ranchos (farms) in Baja California, Mexico.  Northern Mexicans love their beef! Sometimes, my parents […]

Molletes

I thought I invented these!  As a kid, I would put some leftover beans on bread with cheese and salsa when I wanted a quick snack.  I didn’t know they already had a name: Molletes. This is the more traditional version, which is usually served for breakfast.  You […]

Apricot-Pistachio Biscotti

Growing up in southern California, we had fruit trees in our garden and around the neighborhood.  Lemons, oranges, pomegranates, and even apricots. As a kid, I loved the fresh oranges, lemons, and pomegranates. The apricots, not so much.  But now they are probably my favorite fruit.  And dried […]

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, […]