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

“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

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

#TheJaneAustenSocietyParty, a new novel, and Miss Bate’s Baked Apples

The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner is one of the best books I’ve reviewed in a while. Join me and other bloggers as we celebrate #TheJaneAustenSocietyParty. . . . → Read More: #TheJaneAustenSocietyParty, a new novel, and Miss Bate’s Baked Apples

Roasted Broccoli Brown Rice Bowls and Hippie Food

Brown rice, tofu, whole wheat bread, organic vegetables, Whole Foods….these are all wonders brought to you by the counter-culture. Join me for a review of Hippie Food: How Back-to-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat. . . . → Read More: Roasted Broccoli Brown Rice Bowls and Hippie Food

Black Beans with Garlic and Chipotle on a TLC Book Tour for Resurrecting Rain

Resurrecting Rain by Patricia Averbach is partially set in Santa Fe. This novel gave me a great excuse to pull out my Santa Fe School of Cooking Cookbook and find an authentic recipe that could have been served up in the novel. . . . → Read More: Black Beans with Garlic and Chipotle on a TLC Book Tour for Resurrecting Rain

Maple-Banana Muffins and The Ingredients of You and Me for TLC

Nina Bocci’s latest novel includes some heirloom recipes for Cucidati (Italian Fig Cookies), Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake), Hummingbird Cake, Italian Wedding Cookies (anise cookies), and Ciambelone (Italian tea cakes). Please join me for my TLC review. . . . → Read More: Maple-Banana Muffins and The Ingredients of You and Me for TLC