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Mango, Jicama, and Cucumber Salad

The warm weather is approaching and there is nothing I enjoy more than frolicking in the sun and less time in the kitchen, at...

Chicken Tinga

Have you ever heard of chicken tinga? To be honest I hadn’t heard of this dish until I moved to Colorado and went to...

Mexican Fruit Sangria

I’ve hosted many a fiestas and the drink I serve more often than not is Sangria. When I invite guests I usually have someone...

Paula Deen + The History of Cinco de Mayo (a guest post)

Paula Deen + The History of Cinco de Mayo (a guest post)

Growing up we never celebrated Cinco de Mayo. It was only during college that we discovered this celebration. However, if celebrating Cinco de Mayo...

Mango Coconut Sorbet

My mom is visiting and brought her Montel Williams high-powered blender with her. She has been bragging about this thing ever since she ordered...

Remembering Our Friends in Japan

Remembering Our Friends in Japan

Several years ago I lived in Okinawa and Japan and have beautiful memories that will last a lifetime. I learned all about sushi from...

Spicy Mushroom Torta with Queso Quesadilla

The original classic grilled cheese sandwich just went south of the border and it has rolled in on a bolillo. Cheese, mushrooms, long green...

Honest Cooking = Honest to Goodness Food for the Soul

Please help us give a big congratulations to Kalle Bergman, Editor in Chief of Honest Cooking, an international online culinary magazine, for his new...

April is Grilled Cheese Month

April is Grilled Cheese Month

Who knew? You do now! We were thrilled when the kind folks at Wisconsin Cheese contacted us asking for a ‘Mexican’ grilled cheese sandwich....

We’re in China…

We’re in China…

Okay, maybe not officially, but some of our Muy Bueno recipes are there. Muy Bueno Cookbook’s, cocktail recipes took center stage in the April...