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Mexican Chiles

No ingredient is more fundamental to Mexican food than the colorful chile. Chile is a versatile fruit that comes in a wide variety of...

Churros with Mexican Chocolate Dipping Sauce

Have you ever made churros? When we were outlining the Muy Bueno cookbook, I asked my daughter, “What is your favorite Mexican dessert?” And...

Chile de Arbol Salsa

I inherited my mother and grandmas cast-iron stomach, because I never get a stomachache from eating too much salsa or spicy chile.

Grandma’s Home Remedies

My maternal grandma passed away at the age of 98 years old. She lived a long and healthy life. I never heard her complain...

Quinoa and Pesto Shrimp Stuffed Pasillas

I have always wanted to write and illustrate a children’s scratch-and-sniff book with the scents that remind me of my childhood. But for some...

Red Pork and Hominy Stew (Pozole Rojo)

The first time I ever tasted pozole was in New Mexico, where it is usually spelled posole. It was pozole blanco (white pozole) and...

Brisket Sopes (Sopes con Carne Deshebrada)

When I first moved to Colorado I started missing local El Paso products. One of those products was Claude’s sauces. Every time I’d visit...

Healthy Muy Bueno Recipes

Christmas has officially left the building. My decorations are put away and I’m ready to kick off 2016. As every year begins I’m full...

Sweet Raisin Tamales (Tamales Dulces)

My grandma was always wearing an apron and in the kitchen cooking and dancing (when she thought no one was looking). She had an...

How to Host a Tamalada

The history of tamales dates back to the Mayans and the Aztecs – they served them as portable food for soldiers, hunters, and travelers....