Category Archives: Recipes

CALIFORNIA FIGS FRANGIPANE TART

A flesh sweet like honey and raisins. Skin soft and velvety. It's fig season and we couldn't be happier. The varieties of California figs that roll across our tables from about mid-May through December each year include Brown Turkey, Black Mission, Calimyrna and Kadota. We recently tasted an assortment of...
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BRAZILIAN GUAVA SOUFFLÉ (SUFLÉ DE GOIABADA)

It can be tough trying to find Latin desserts to replicate in our kitchen when many of the ingredients are not readily available to us. Luckily this recipe for Brazilian Guava Soufflé, or Suflê de Goiabada, calls for guava jam, which can be found in most...
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CHIPOTLE POTATO SALAD WITH GRILLED HOT LINKS

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Farmer John. The recipe and opinions are my own. It's hard to know how my parents exactly influenced me, especially in adulthood. But this I know for sure. My mom and dad attended many weekend afternoon fundraisers in Pico...
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BRAZILIAN CHAYOTE “XUXU” SALAD

With the World Cup on every television, computer, smart phone, magazine and newspaper, it is only natural for a Brazilian recipe to turn up on our little blog. For the last few weeks, we've been researching (this really means eating) our way through Brazilian...
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HATCH GREEN CHILE WITH PORK

Hatch Green Chile with Pork is absolutely one of my most favorite dishes in the world. The tender, slow cooked pork roast melts in your mouth while the spicy Hatch green chile sauce brings it all together. Warm up flour tortillas and serve with...
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