México 70

I haven’t posted a drink/cocktail recipe since last May. Thankfully, I had the chance to try many of my favorites this past summer. While summer is over, here is one we savored watching some great World Cup games.  It is a bit late for warm weather (at least […]

Alambres de Pollo

When I came across this recipe, my mind, at first glance, translated the title as “chicken wire.”* Alambres de Pollo comes from one of my favorite cookbooks, 1,000 Mexican Recipes by Marge Poore.  I’ve already shared many of her recipes here. In her cookbook, she tells us that […]

Almendras Enchipotladas

The beginning of football season, along with the baseball post-season calls for a lot of snacking while watching some (hopefully) good games. At least it does for me! This is a simple recipe that is savory, sweet, and I would say, healthy. This recipe is from Rick Bayless’ […]

Apple Sauce

Autumn has arrived! For those of us that live in the northern half of North America that means apple season. This past weekend on the way home from church, we visited Door Creek Orchard, an apple orchard a few minutes from our house. It is a small orchard […]

Orzo and Grape Salad

Growing up with Mexican flavors, Greek food was a savory surprise. As a California/Mexican kid, most of the “foreign” flavors I enjoyed were from Asia: Filipino, Vietnamese, Thai, etc. It wasn’t until I moved to Michigan that I learned to enjoy the flavors of the Mediterranean. While this […]