ancho chile salsa

BlogMay 19

Ancho Chile Salsa (or Relish, or Pickle, or Viniagrette)!

This marinated salsa - more like a pickle or relish…

sweet potato and granny smith apple latkes

BlogNov 15

Potato, Sweet Potato and Granny Smith Latkes

A Mexican immigrant cooking Thanksgiving and Hanukkah on the same…

green pozole or pozole verde

BlogSep 09

Pozole: Try It Green!

Red pozole, or Pozole Rojo, Jalisco style, has been my…

BlogOct 15

On a Soup and a Book

It is partly because of a soup like this, that…

BlogOct 01

Brisket in Pasilla Chile and Tomatillo Sauce

This is by far, the best brisket I've ever had.…

BlogSep 02

Deliciously Sweet: Chicken with Tamarind, Apricots and Chipotle Sauce

It seems that many people find chicken boring. I happen…

chicken tinga or tinga de pollo

BlogJul 16

Chicken Tinga for Today (Show) and Everyday!

What to cook for the Today Show? With so many…

BlogFeb 01

Chipotle Guacamole for any Party (or Disaster)

I am not one to prepare for disasters. People can…

BlogJan 22

Do You Dare? Habanero Salsa!

This salsa does hurt. But just a little. Yet it…

BlogJan 14

More Chorizo to Love

Right off the bat, you must understand: I heart chorizo.…

chiles en nogada

BlogSep 11

OK… Chiles en Nogada, at last!

During the years I've been teaching at the Mexican Cultural…

pepitas main

BlogSep 04

Micheladas and Spiced Up Pepitas: You Are Invited!

For Labor Day, our friends Jeannie and Bill invited us…

BlogApr 29

Corn: In a bowl or on a stick

In Mexican cooking, corn is eaten and drank, in just…

BlogApr 27

A comfy soup for the still chilly nights

While most of us in DC have stacked our winter…

cooked salsa verde

BlogApr 16

Cooked Salsa Verde: Basic Recipe

This is a versatile basic green tomatillo salsa. It can…

BlogMar 26

Tex Mex or Mex Tex: Take Two

Talking about American foods enriched by Mexican ingredients, I can't…