Arroz con Azafrán

arroz con azafran, saffron rice 003

  Arroz con Azafrán   A colorful rice infused with the color of saffron, not to be confused with the Spanish variety. Azafrán’s flavor is much milder and is often used to infuse color and a hint of smoky flavor.  I use Azafrán in many of my seafood dishes or with chicken or in this case…with… 

Read More »

 

Chef Aarón Sánchez’s Mexican Chocolate Pudding Cake

mexican chocolate pudding cake 011

   Mexican Chocolate Pudding Cake   We’re kicking off Monday with a sweet touch featuring the second recipe celebrating the tradition of Comer Juntos! Our first recipe featured an easy crockpot chicken and who doesn’t crave a sweet ending to any meal.  A one bowl pudding cake is sure to keep your family content around the table.  Top this cake with a… 

Read More »

 

Rick Bayless ~ Salsa Roja de Chile Arbol

salsa roja 007

  The boxes are packed, loaded on to a u-haul and have been deposited to our home. The countdown begins 29 days left in Edinburg, Texas. The excitement is almost unbearable.  I now find myself sleeping on one of those air mattresses. My kitchen scaled down to 4 plates, 4 bowls, 4 glasses and only… 

Read More »

 

Chef Aarón Sánchez’s Slow Roasted Chipotle Chicken

Slow Roasted Chipotle Chicken chef aaron sanchez 005

Comer Juntos      Family bonding over great food at the dinner table, what’s not to love?  I’m excited to help kick off this great program geared to bringing family together around the dinner table. Comer Juntos   “Comer Juntos” means ‘Eating Together’ in English, and I’m excited about showing parents that there’s real joy in… 

Read More »

 

Valley Lemon Margarita

valley lemon margarita 004

  Valley Lemon Margarita   When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Well in South Texas when life gives you Valley Lemons you make Margaritas!!   And you also make; lemonade, paletas, marinade, salad dressing and cookies.  But let’s be honest your here for the Margaritas!! I tasted my first Valley lemon when we moved here 2… 

Read More »

 

Chile Pequín en Escabeche – Pickled Pequíns

chile pequins 020

  Chile Pequín en Escabeche – Pickled Pequíns   My mom grew a tiny bush of chile de monte next to our front door. This bush blossomed under my mom’s talented hands, sprouting an abundant crop of chiles for her ever year.  She loved that little bush, cared for it daily and always made sure none… 

Read More »