The word “chocolate” might evoke images of candy bars and desserts to many people, but in Mexico, it will most likely first bring to mind a mug filled to the brim with a steamy and foamy elixir … Click on image for more
By cooking the meat first, the rendered lard will take care of the crisping and browning later, resulting in Carnitas with a tender texture, crispy exterior, and maybe with even less fat than at the beginning of the cooking procedure … Click on image for more
What could have been on the menu of the Spaniards’ victory feast after the fall of Tenochtitlan? Click on image for more ...
Believe or not, we still had leftovers, and seeing no recovery from my cold in the horizon, I used my imagination and grabbed a few items from my pantry to fix a quick Mexican dinner … Click on image for more
American Thanksgiving is less than a week away, which means December and the lunacy of the holidays are around the corner, as well. One of my daughters (the standard omnivore) was visiting a couple of weeks ago, and we decided to start testing a few recipes for our Christmas and end-of-the-year menus … Click on image for more