Cumin Chicken Hominy Stew

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  My husband loves Sunday.  Sunday involves rest, relaxation and FOOTBALL!!  My husband also looks forward to FOOTBALL food!!  Messy, saucy, comfort, stick to your behind football food.  He loves it all! Mi amor lives for Sundays, after a stressful week at work.   Every day of the week he drives, he drives and he drives some more visiting his clients…. 

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Plum Margarita

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  Peaches.  Plums.  Pears. These are my 7yr old’s request each time I announce that mommy is heading to the grocery store.  She’s a doll, but I can never seem to shimmy enough plums from her to make a margarita. She dices plum into her oatmeal, drizzles them with honey alongside a thick slice of cheese and even suggests that plum juice… 

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Spicy Salmon


  This recipe was originally posted over at New Latina where I contribute quick and healthy Latin inspired dishes twice a month.  Thank you for your continued support, enjoy! Comments Closed   After a busy day we often turn to the drive thru for a quick dinner. There’s no shame in it we have all fallen… 

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Prickly Pear Margarita

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  Happy Friday!! Today is Mexican Independence Day!!  A wonderful day to celebrate independence, heritage, family and of course TEQUILA!! Mexico holds a special place in my heart.  Mexico has given two of the most important people in my life, my parents!! They were both born and raised in Mexico.  I have had the pleasure of spending many… 

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Homesick Texan Cookbook ~ Fried Shrimp

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  I was raised in Aransas Pass, Texas along the Gulf Coast.   Home of the Shrimporee.  Home to great fishing, a quick ferry ride to Port Aransas and shrimp. My mother spent her summer vacation from the local school working at Gulf King Seafood Company.  Summer time meant shrimp.  Extra hours meant extra money, so many of the local women from town worked through the summer for extra… 

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The Homesick Texan Cookbook ~ Poblano Macaroni and Cheese

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  Growing up in our home we didn’t eat macaroni and cheese.  It’s not what my mom ever made.  I often thought my life as if living in two completely different worlds.  School was living in America with friends, sports, chips, sodas and hot dogs.  Home was Mexico with frijoles de olla, tortillas, arroz and fideo.  Please do not think I am for one minute… 

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