Monthly Archives: March 2011

Potato Cauliflower Savory Tart

Paris holds a big space in my heart.  People always talk about how romantic it is there, how great the shopping boutiques are, how the French are just born gorgeous, and not to forget that the architecture will leave you … Continue reading

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Coconut Choco-Flan Cake

I have a good friend named Adrianna who I nicknamed A-dre, my partner in food crime.  It took a little convincing at first, my girl wasn’t big on onion or mushrooms when we initially became friends, but once she was … Continue reading

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Lime – Orange POW POW Margaritas!

I’m very sneaky when it comes to margaritas.  I like to make them really potent, but so tasty, you’d never know how much alcohol is actually floating around in your drink.  My margaritas go down smooth, and serve as the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding

  “I could feel your energy, it’s very strong.  I could tell by looking in your eyes, you are a very old wise soul.”  These were the first words I heard as we entered into the gates of Christiania, Copenhagen.  … Continue reading

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Quesadillas de Rajas con Crema

  Six years ago… Mando’s cousin Ampelio buys us tickets for the bullfights in Mexicali, BC. I find myself in a dusty, dirt-filled arena surrounded by testosterone-fueled men wearing big sombreros, shit-kicking cowboy boots, their best blue jeans and crisply … Continue reading

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SALSA for the ages!

I realize in the community of salsa makers, no one wants to share their recipes.  Everyone acts like they are going to get their prize winning salsa patented, bottled, and it’s going to be the next big thing to sweep the … Continue reading

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Fried Chicken Po-Boy

Her name was Hattie May Presley… my great grandmother, she was from the south, Missouri to be exact (well some people call it Midwest, but she called it south).  I never met a woman like her in my entire life. … Continue reading

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Spicy Short Ribs

Growing up, I lived in the same house with my Mom and my Grandpa. Everyone calls my grandfather “Sando,” which is short for Sandoval, his last name. My grandpa Sando, who will be turning 87 this year, is one of … Continue reading

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