Salsa verde is one of my favorite salsas of all time. However, I find tomatillos a little tricky to work with. In my experience I’ve had many, many
Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings
Oh, I love chicken wings! But not all chicken wings, I love buffalo chicken wings, that’s it. Every time I get chicken wings at a restaurant I think
Banana nut paleo pancakes
It’s been a crazy couple of weeks around here. Right after we came back from our Thanksgiving trip we started painting the inside of our house, there is
Cilantro and Garlic Oil
It is not secret that I love Cilantro. Ever since I was a little girl and I used to play in my grandmother’s garden, I fell in love
Oven Roasted Lemon Thyme Chicken and Vegetables
Thanksgiving is just three days away, how did it happen so fast?! We spend Thanksgiving out of town with family, big family. We normally have around 35 people
Chili con carne and beans
There is so many version of chili con carne, some with beans, some without beans, some are made by soaking and pureeing a variety of dry peppers, some
Arroz de Coliflor con Pollo/ Cauliflower rice with chicken
Arroz con Pollo is one of those dishes I used to eat almost every weekend. My grandmother cooked many versions of it. Rice with chicken, rice with chicken
Chile Piquín en Escabeche/ Pickled Piquin Pepper
There was this man back home, he would walk around our neighborhood once a week shouting “Piquin del monte!”, he was selling this tiny pepper by the bag.
Orange and Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies
One of the very first cookies I ever made was oatmeal cookies. I was in a cooking class and I was probably twelve or thirteen years old. I
Chickpea Ceviche Tostadas/ Tostadas de Ceviche de Garbanzo.
Ceviche is a seafood dish. It is made with fresh raw fish cured in lime juice with the addition of pico de gallo, cucumbers or mangos. The acidity
Oh, meatloaf! This dish and I have some history. The first memories I have of this dish are from back home, in Monterrey. My mom made it maybe
Warm Banana breakfast bowl.
This warm Banana bowl is one of the best things on the planet. It is packed with potassium, fiber, protein, vitamin A, E and C, antioxidants, healthy fats
Who doesn’t love pancakes for breakfast? They are highly requested at my home. My kids want breakfast as soon as they get out of be and the sooner
Milanesa de Pollo/Chicken Milanese
Does it happen to you that a smell can transport you to a different time and place? (not literately obvi) It happens to me a lot. Maybe because
Chilaquiles Rojos/ Red Chilaquiles
Chilaquiles is one of my favorite breakfast dishes. It is also a very popular one in Mexico. There are many ways to prepare chilaquiles but they all start
Arroz a la Jardinera/ Garden Rice
I love to eat colorful food. It makes me happy. I also love to take any opportunity I have to add veggies in my dishes. My girls love
Chipotle is a smoked jalapeño pepper. You can find it dry or In adobo sauce. They are so flavorful, so smoky and also very, very spicy. I love
Guajillo Salsa/Salsa de chile Guajillo.
Chile guajillo is a dry pepper. It is smoky, sweet and very mild. It is mostly use in mole and pozole. Today I gave it a much easier
Basic tomato sauce/ Salsa básica de tomate
This tomato sauce is the mother of many, many Mexican dishes. Once you learn it the possibilities are endless. You master this sauce, you can make fideo soup,
Mushroom tacos/ Tacos de Champiñones
Yesterday morning, I went to do groceries. It’s been so cold and rainy here in San Antonio. I mean, we are talking abut 58 degrees but here it
Lemon glazed sour cream baked donuts.
Ahhh…donuts! I grew up eating fresh delicious donuts from the Panaderia in my neighborhood, back home. Those donuts were a little different than the donuts you find on
Microwave Banana Bread for one.
This Banana bread is a 3 1/2 minutes wonder. Yes! only 3 1/2 minutes! I’ve been testing this recipe for so long, I finally got it exactly the
Arroz con cilantro y limón/ Cilantro and Lime Rice.
Rice is one of those things that need practice, patience and time. It took me a long time to master the art of rice making. My abuelita used
Pollo asado/Grilled chicken
Grilling meat it’s a big part of my family and a huge tradition in my home town, Monterrey. There is not a Saturday without a busy grill and
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate chip cookie is my favorite cookie. And my 7 year old favorite cookie. In fact, she wont eat any other cookie or any other chocolate chip cookie
Chuletas de puerco con papas/Pork chops with potatoes.
Pork Chops and potatoes are on of my favorite combinations. My mom used to make this all the time when I was growing up. There’s something about this