Archive for 'November,2007'

A Bean Sauce

A Bean Sauce

Mexican cuisine has its basic sauces, the tomato sauce probably the most common one. The story of this sauce goes back to pre-Hispanic civilizations when Aztecs and Mayans used molcajete and metates as grinding tools. Some [...]

Tortilla Crépe

Tortilla Crépe

I don’t think anybody cooks the day after Thanksgiving. I know I won’t for a couple of days. J’s mom brought us a box full of food yesterday that will last for a while. That’s why [...]

Pumpkin Mole

Pumpkin Mole

These past few weeks I have been visiting and subscribing to a bunch of food blogs in order to widen my virtual social network and getting better at what I am so passionate about, preparing food.  It’s [...]

Easy bread

Easy bread

Although I love to bake, I always think twice about it when yeast is involved. My mom always avoided it, maybe that is why I grew wary of it. However, I decided I was going to [...]

Pastel Azteca

Pastel Azteca

I have been asked in the past if all I ate growing up in Mexico was tacos and burritos. That assumption has never offended me, though. I understand that a lot of people in the USA [...]

Broccoli is Back with a Vengeance!

Broccoli is Back with a Vengeance!

When I was growing up my mom made us eat everything. She was very strict when it came to nutrition. We weren’t allowed to leave the dinner table until we finished our food. Maybe that’s why [...]

Pollo Con Papas, Baked not Fried.

Chicken is my favorite meat. It doesn’t mean that it is all I eat, although sometimes it seems like it. It just means that when it comes to deciding what to make for dinner, I will pick [...]