Archive for 'January,2008'

Snacks – Game Night Mini Pizzas

Snacks – Game Night Mini Pizzas

The big game (Super Bowl) is this coming Sunday and there will be a lot of snacks and beer flowing in front of the TV. This is the time for us, food lovers, to get creative [...]

Lentil Soup and Fried Eggplant

Lentil Soup and Fried Eggplant

I love challenges, especially when they are related to food. There is a food event that every month challenges the participants to get creative. This event is the Royal Foodie Joust. Every month a bunch of [...]

Mustard Chicken, A Walk Down Memory Lane

Mustard Chicken, A Walk Down Memory Lane

I have been busy working on my blogs’ designs (the three of them) and new sections and features as I haven’t been cooking much recently. That’s why I went through some old pictures looking for something [...]

How to win the war against roaches in your kitchen

Cockroaches are fascinating little creatures, but you don't want them crawling all over your kitchen. Today's recipe deals with that little big problem. [...]

Chicken and butter with a citric flavor

Chicken and butter with a citric flavor

Check this delicious recipe out on one of my favorite blogs, Sass & Veracity. [...]

Mission: Impossible Cake

Mission: Impossible Cake

How do they make it? That was the first question that popped in my mind the first time I had a piece of the so-called Pastel Imposible (Impossible Cake). I love flan and I love chocolate [...]

A Taste of Yucatan

A Taste of Yucatan

One of my all-time favorite Mexican spice blends is achiote, an original Mayan blend made with annatto seeds. Achiote paste, a.k.a. recado rojo, is now associated with the cuisine of the State of Yucatan. In my [...]

Northern Taste

Northern Taste

Last week the temperatures were so low in this part of the world that all we wanted to eat were hot soups and stews. So that was the perfect time to try a bean recipe I [...]

Molletes – Mexican Comfort Food

Molletes – Mexican Comfort Food

Update 01/04/08. I will be participating on the 2008 Comfort Food Cook-Off on Eve’s blog, The Garden of Eating, with this recipe. Was that perfect timing or what? After the holidays nobody wants to spend a [...]