Food ‘n Flix: Part One for Spinning Plates, a simple guacamole

Spinning Plates is the Food ‘n Flix April feature. I decided to do three recipes and three different posts to celebrate. Today’s post is a simple guacamole for a humble family restaurant. (It’s also doing double duty for I Heart Cooking Clubs. . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix: Part One for Spinning Plates, a simple guacamole

Crunchy Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Spicy Mayo (and a great book suggestion)

Deep Breathing is a gem of a novel (as are these tacos). Please keep reading, pick up this latest novel, and make TACOS! . . . → Read More: Crunchy Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Spicy Mayo (and a great book suggestion)

Churros for Coco

April’s Food ‘n Flix film is Coco. Here’s my inspired-by sugary cinnamon treat! . . . → Read More: Churros for Coco

Food ‘n Flix Round-Up: Frida

Frida inspired orange shortbread, Tequila Steaks, Stuffed Squash with Rose Petals, Oaxaca Style Pork, a fruit tart, enchiladas, green rice, black beans, Jamaica flower water, Mexican candied pumpkin, chicken and peppers, Chiles en Nogado, fruity slaw, shrimp tacos, and Bean, Radish and Cheese Salad. . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix Round-Up: Frida

A Mexican Feast to Celebrate Frida for Food ‘n Flix

Enchiladas Tapatias, green rice, seasoned black beans, guacamole, and Jamaica Flower Water. . . . → Read More: A Mexican Feast to Celebrate Frida for Food ‘n Flix

Deviled Egg Tacos (with Sikil Pak)

Don’t skip this post. Sikil Pak is a delicious Yucatán dip made with toasted pepitas. Spread this on a artisan corn tortilla, add some deviled eggs….delicioso! . . . → Read More: Deviled Egg Tacos (with Sikil Pak)

Black Bean-Goat Cheese Enchiladas with Christmas Sauce

Like you, I read lots and lots of Cinco de Mayo recipes this month.   I even posted one myself.   There were lots of delicious Mexican-inspired recipes and I was most taken with Liz of That Skinny Chick Can Bake fame and her Smoky Black Bean Dip.

I have a really bad habit of making appetizers . . . → Read More: Black Bean-Goat Cheese Enchiladas with Christmas Sauce

Making Red Chile Sauce with Dried Chile Pods

…and dreaming about New Mexico. . . . → Read More: Making Red Chile Sauce with Dried Chile Pods

Carne Asada Pizza with Chevre and Cilantro Sauce

I developed this restaurant inspired meal from a now defunct restaurant that has found new life as a food trailer. (And, another reminder to remember the Moore tornado victims.) . . . → Read More: Carne Asada Pizza with Chevre and Cilantro Sauce

Heirloom Bean Burrito with Goat Cheese and Romesco Sauce

Food truck inspired food from Lola’s . . . → Read More: Heirloom Bean Burrito with Goat Cheese and Romesco Sauce

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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