Category Archives: Recipes

HATCH SALSA VERDE RECIPE

I embrace the end of summer for so many reasons. Living in Los Angeles, I am usually completely done with the heat waves that can last all the way through October. Climate change is real people. Yet, when I start seeing announcements at local grocery...
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CHILI CON CARNE — CAN YOU TAKE THE HEAT?

I've been messing with this chili recipe now for many years. I've made it with turkey, chicken, ground beef, chorizo, but I've finally come to terms that it's the Beef Chili that I prefer. I wanted a chili that would permeate the entire house with...
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CRISPY, TENDER CARNITAS

Some people like them crunchy, others like them tender and moist. Like many things in life, I want the best of both worlds when it comes to homemade carnitas. I want the chunks of pork to be fork-tender, moist and flavorful, but there’s something...
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UPSIDE DOWN PLANTAIN CAKE WITH TOASTED COCONUT

I’d like to take this moment to consider an ingredient so exotic to most and rare(ly purchased in this household), but so full of wonder and potential…I give you the plátano, or plantain. Unripe plantains are a starchy, less sweet version of bananas. The skin,...
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