What's a Fourth of July celebration without a sweet, big wedge of dripping watermelon? Taking this sweet flavor note, we thought why not grill the fruit to add some lovely smoky flavor? Grilling the watermelon takes two minutes. Once you...
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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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
Everyone should learn how to make red onion escabeche, or Yucatán styled pickled onions. You know what I'm talking about. They are there when you go to your favorite Mexican restaurant or taco cart. Magenta tinted, vinegary and slightly sweet, these pickled onions go...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more