Over the years, I've made mental notes of interesting recipes I've read for pork shoulder rubbed with various combinations. Since our wedding where we served a beautiful mole negro, I've been craving various kinds of moles and thinking of different ways to enjoy it....
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Love this time of year, when we immerse ourselves in mulling spices, squashes, pomegranates, persimmons, and pears! Let me introduce you to the Forelle pears. The light green pears with red freckles are an heirloom variety with roots in Germany. Lucky for us,...Read more
I absolutely love the holidays, just hate all the carb-loaded foods I inhale, from cookies, tortillas, potatoes, dinner rolls, pan dulce, and sugar-laden dessert after dessert. Don't even get me started on the egg nog! The Mashed Cauliflower with Roasted Garlic is creamy, smooth,...Read more
It's a dish my mom whipped up como nada. Steak Picado, a spicy beef stir fry that melds together beautifully onions, green peppers, garlic and other seasonings and transforms even the toughest cuts of beef into mouthwatering bites. This dish is also popular in Guatemala,...Read more
For a light zesty snack or a swingin’ spicy meal, hot wings hold a special place in the heart of many Americans. From basketball to baseball to football to underwater basket weaving, competitive sports have long been a pretext for consuming finger-licking...Read more
Don't you hate when you try a dish from a new cuisine and you always end up ordering the same one every time? That's me with Peruvian food. I was first introduced to Lomo Saltado, a classic Peruvian-style stir-fry of steak and...Read more
By popular demand, here it is! The Rubik's Cube Salad I posted on Facebook a few days ago. Now, I fussed over whether to write a post because this little salad does not really have a "recipe" with measurements, other than...Read more