Looking for an interesting twist on Guacamole? Try this Rick Bayless Tangy Guacamole with olives.
Archives for December 2010
When researching salad recipes for my Mexican Christmas dinner, this colorful Mexican Christmas Salad jumped out with festive enthusiasm in almost every search result. Each recipe was a little different but the list of ingredients usually included lettuce, beets, oranges, bananas, jicima, pomegranate seeds, peanuts and even small hard candies. A pinata in a bowl if you will. I
Pinto Beans simply cooked in the crockpot with bacon. Cowboy Beans are creamy, healthy and a delicious side dish. Here’s another side dish from my Pre-Christmas Mexican feast with friends. These beans were a nice compliment to the main course, Slow Roasted Achiote Pork. Have you ever taken a bite of a straight forward simple
No Boil Lasagna Recipe. My new Christmas Eve tradition. Great recipe.
Friends don’t let friends eat Mexican food without pickled red onions! Our first Christmas celebration was with friends Greg and Cauleen. I decided on serving up a Mexican theme. Stay tuned for more dishes from this dinner, but for now let’s start out talking about pickled red onions. So easy and with so much impact, there’s absolutely no excuse
You’ve heard of 10 Bean Soup…here’s my version using mushrooms. How do I describe this soup; hearty, earthy, flavorful, complex, creamy, chewy, delicious, mushroomy, rich, divine. If you like mushrooms, you’re gonna love this soup. And if you don’t like mushrooms, this just might be the dish that begs you to reconsider. A couple of months ago
I’ve always wondered which was worse, a conniption fit or a hissie fit. Whichever, I threw it when I saw this recipe in Food and Wine Magazine. I mean c’mon, take my all-time favorite snack food, add bits of my all time favorite meat, toss in chunks of the most decadent of nuts, sprinkle
Have you ever roasted endive? With apples and grapes it’s a deliciously unique side dish. It’s Sunday and over a week since you’ve heard from me. I wanted to write a blog post this morning that simply read “I got nothing for ya”. I can’t remember the last time I was so busy at work that I