Recipes of the Week: Summertime Snacks!

Mexican-salad-with-shrimp

Summertime Shrimp Summertime just calls out for shrimp. And corn. And you can cook them both in the same pot! Fresh ears of corn only need three minutes of cooking time — any more than that, and they’ll be mushy instead of appealingly crisp. That three-minute window is perfect for shrimp, too, although you may […]

Feed Your Goddess With Delicious Soups!

Mex-meatball-soup

Roasted Winter Squash & Apple Soup Description I think this rich soup is a showstopper. See if conversation doesn’t come to a halt when people taste it at your table. Roasting brings out a striking depth of flavor in the squash, and the combination with apples and onions is irresistible. The Cilantro Walnut Pesto puts […]

Slow Cooking Your Way to a ¡Muy Delicioso! Mexican Winter

carnitas

When the weather gets cold, it’s time to pull out the slow cooker and enjoy a festive Mexican meal! I’m talking tender seasoned pulled pork, fresh guacamole, garden-style salsa, and lush whole-milk Greek yogurt and savory cheese. No way can you have the winter blues when you’re feasting on such summery fare. And a slow […]

Tubers, Taters & Tastiness

boniato-empanadas

American cuisine has some instant-hit classics – corn bread, macaroni and cheese, bison burgers – but compared to other cuisines, we really don’t do much with tubers. Potatoes are pretty much the extent of our tuber dabbling. And who doesn’t like potatoes? Stands to reason other tubers would be tasty, too. If you hang around […]