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Dia de los Muertos

I didn’t know anything about Dia de los Muertos growing up. November 1st was All Saint’s Day – a holy day of obligation. November 2nd was/is All Souls Day. Not surprisingly, Christian and non-Christian holidays all seem to coincide with one a...

scallop tortillas

Homemade Flour Tortillas

The downside of our new eating regime is I haven’t been baking any bread. Baking bread is one of my more favorite things to do, and while I will be getting back to it, I haven’t taken the time to start reworking recipes for smaller loaves and the l...

Shrimp and Grits – Mexican-Style

July 1st. Independence Day weekend. 241 years since the signing of the Declaration of Independence. ...

Empanadas

Tonight’s dinner was brought to you by the fine people at Goya. I was passing through the froz...

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. ...