Cinco de Mayo Salsa: Sweet Strawberries with Arbol Chilies

Cinco de Mayo Salsa: Sweet Strawberries with Arbol Chilies

Cinco de Mayo. It’s become something like St. Patrick’s Day, an extended holiday where all of us can share some joy. Personally, I prefer Cinco. St. Patrick’s is about parades and beer. Cinco is about food and beer — and margaritas. Brian and I try to expand our...

Tomatillo Temptations Part 3

I have offered two versions of tomatillo salsa recently. Here is the third and easily the best. The reasons to love this salsa are many. Flavor, of course. The aroma of fresh cilantro. The vibrant green color. This is awesome salsa. Unlike the two earlier ones, this...

Tomatillo Temptations Part 2

Recently I blogged about tomatillo salsa, that vibrant, green salsa that you may have sampled with chips or had adorned on top of a main course. Tomatillo salsa offers that great versatility. You can find my earlier blog at:...
Turkey Enchiladas with Creamy Tomatillo Sauce

Turkey Enchiladas with Creamy Tomatillo Sauce

It would appear that fatherhood never ends. My lovely daughter called from Seattle with a terse question, “Why haven’t you posted the enchilada recipe yet?” We made this dish together at Christmas and I had promised her I would put it on the blog, but I was busy and I...
Simply Mexican by Lourdes Castro

Simply Mexican by Lourdes Castro

I had just returned from a mini-vacation with Brian in Phoenix when I got an unexpected gift: a copy of Simply Mexican by Lourdes Castro. We ate well in Phoenix and I had a longing for one more great spicy meal. Lourdes has created a delightful book with easy,...