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Shrimp and Grits – Mexican-Style

July 1st. Independence Day weekend. 241 years since the signing of the Declaration of Independence. My, how times have changed. We live 21 miles from the Liberty Bell and the Constitution Center. 2 miles from Valley Forge. The entire area is steeped in history...

Empanadas

Tonight’s dinner was brought to you by the fine people at Goya. I was passing through the frozen aisle at the grocery store on Monday and espied Goya Empanada Disks. Impulse buy of the day. I have not made empanadas in quite a while according to a blog s...

South of the Wall-Style Chicken

Tonight’s recipe was brought to you by I’m really tired of the same old chicken. There a...

Chicken and Chorizo

We don’t often eat spicy foods, anymore. Nonna doesn’t care for the heat and I’m u...

Sunday Supper Times Three

  Spicy pulled pork atop cheesy, creamy polenta! A kinda Mexico meets Italy via the Bronx. Or ...

Chicken Enchiladas

  They may not be much to look at, but dayum! these little suckers had some flavor! I have mad...

Start with a Chicken

It starts with a chicken. A whole chicken. And a pot. It’s clean-out-the-freezer-time and I h...

Chorizo and Chicken Paella

So my leg’s been bothering me for a week.  With hardly any nagging from Victor, I actually c...

Tamale Pie

Besides the obvious things like family, friends, and liberal politics, two things I really miss abo...

Chicken Tacos

I said yesterday that I wasn’t going to throw away a $14.00 chicken even if I did burn the he...

Quesadillas

I had a hankerin’ for quesadillas.  There’s just something about them that endears the...

Chili and Corn Sticks

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by a Facebook conversation we had with a friend of ours. ...

Frozen Mexican

Dinner tonight came right out of the freezer.  All of it.  The whole thing. Slightly unusual, I k...

Pico de Gallo

One of the things I picked up at Atlantic Spice on Saturday when we were up on The Cape was a bag o...