Mexican

Borracho Beans (Drunken Beans)

Plus 2 pantry staples I can’t live without! Oh how delicious and satisfying a humble bowl of beans can be. Especially when you make them from scratch. Cooking dried beans is so simple and the result is soooo much better than canned. All you need is a little extra time. […]

Mexican Lasagna

Get bold Mexican flavors and good-for-you veggies all in one simple dinner! I’m a sucker for a good casserole. There is just something about cooking a bunch of good ingredients in one dish that I really like. I love that I can sit with a glass of wine while it […]

Sweet and Savory Corn Cakes

Who says pancakes have to be for breakfast? I’m sure you have all been chomping at the bit waiting for me to post my corn cake recipe, right? Well, here it is! (Ok…I get that most of the world doesn’t care about food quite as much as I do, but […]

Tostadas de Frijoles Peruanos

Frijoles Peruanos are Peruvian Beans. They are also known as Canary Beans and are actually a product of Mexico. They are lighter in color and a little creamier than Pintos. I have been to a couple Mexican restaurants lately that serve Peruvian beans instead of Pintos and they have become a […]

Super Quick Fish Tacos

This is one of those dinners that you can throw together in just a few minutes. A life saver when you can’t start dinner until everyone in the house is already starving. I was in my local Trader Joe’s today and sampled their fish taco demo. I was starving, so […]