Watermelon and Tequila Cooler

For me, watermelon is a flavor that reminds me of “summer.” Though we are a couple weeks away from the summer solstice, we are enjoying summer-like weather here in Madison. Everything is green, the birds are singing and our dogs are enjoying their time romping around the yard. […]

Blue Corn Pancakes

I noticed that I had not shared the mini-blue cornmeal pancake recipe that paired so deliciously with the Green Chile Chutney I posted a few months ago.   For that, I am sorry. They are good! This recipe also comes from The Santa Fe School of Cooking Cookbook by […]

Island Teriyaki Tofu Skewers

Yesterday, while reading the newspaper, I saw an article that caught my eye: “Vegetables can be the star at cookout.” Every Wednesday, both of the newspapers we have delivered to our home have a “food” section. This one comes from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.   It stood out to […]

Torito de Mango

Thankfully, the weather is getting warmer and the drinks are getting cooler. This is my favorite time of the year. I love relaxing or even working outside taking in the warmth and the sunshine. In this part of the country, we also get to enjoy the humidity! This […]

Mexican Wild Rice

It is Cinco de Mayo. Growing up as a Mexican-American kid in southern California, I had many “cultural dissonances” during elementary school. One example: At school, we celebrated Cinco de Mayo, but at home, we did not. This is not because my family did not care about Mexican […]