Carnitas Tamales with Manchamantel Sauce

So, tamales are not that hard. Here’s a recipe for a scrumptious pork filling, a delicious masa dough, and an interesting fruity sauce (all from Mark Miller and his Coyote Cafe Cookbook . . . → Read More: Carnitas Tamales with Manchamantel Sauce

Top Ten Tuesdays: Authors I’ve Read Most

I am sure I am not alone in the fact that I have been reading more than ever recently (since March 16 and my job-imposed work at home order and the state’s safer at home order).   There’s only so much TV that’s binge-worthy so reading is the better option.  I am still working from home . . . → Read More: Top Ten Tuesdays: Authors I’ve Read Most

“In My Kitchen” July 2020

What’s new…a “new” Green Egg, homemade yogurt, garlic harvest, one zucchini, one tomato, and one great summer recipe. . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” July 2020

Aloha—Macaroni Salad, Huli-Huli Chicken and Hawaiian Lemonade

This month’s Food ‘n Flix event let us choose our own film—anything set or filmed in Hawaii. I chose poorly but I did get a great meal out of the deal. Read on for my review of the 2015 film, Aloha and macaroni salad, Huli-Huli chicken and Hawaiian lemonade. . . . → Read More: Aloha—Macaroni Salad, Huli-Huli Chicken and Hawaiian Lemonade

Thepla attempt and a cookbook review

A review of JD in the Kitchen by Jasmine Daya and an attempted cookie recipe. . . . → Read More: Thepla attempt and a cookbook review

Herb Sourdough Crackers

It seems like I’ve been on a bit of a sourdough odyssey recently. Here’s the latest recipe that you must try. These crackers are addictive! . . . → Read More: Herb Sourdough Crackers

Sourdough Coffee Cake

For this installment of Cookbook of the Week I delved into the family archives. What I found was a great sourdough recipe that is delicious for breakfast. . . . → Read More: Sourdough Coffee Cake

Sourdough Banana Bread

In the June “In My Kitchen” post, I put in a couple of teaser recipes and promised more about them later.   Today’s the day to reveal this FANTASTIC banana bread recipe.

I’ve started sourdough a couple of times and was able to maintain a live batch for a few months a couple of years ago.  . . . → Read More: Sourdough Banana Bread

June 2020 “In My Kitchen”

Yes, things are opening up a bit here but I’m still self-isolating in the home office. That means there’s been lots of interesting food In My Kitchen this month. Come on in and check it out. . . . → Read More: June 2020 “In My Kitchen”

Midnight in Paris Round-Up

Welcome to the Food ‘n Flix round-up for Midnight in Paris.  I took the opportunity of being safer at home and re-watched the movie a couple of times.  (I have totally lost track as to how many times I have seen Midnight in Paris!)

Many of you posted that, like me, you’re not a huge Woody Allen . . . → Read More: Midnight in Paris Round-Up