Monthly Archives: August 2012

Wreck-It Ralph film inspired Sugar Rush Cake

I was one of the lucky few that was able to preview portions of the new Disney movie “Wreck-It Ralph.”  I came away feeling thrilled by the magic of the studio and completely inspired by the picture.  I wrote my … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Times “The Taste” 3-Day Event.

I went to The Taste last year.  An event put on by The Los Angeles Times, and it proved to be one of the best culinary experiences of the year.  I had the opportunity to taste a little bit of … Continue reading

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Preserving Hatch Chiles

Those gorgeous New Mexico Hatch Chiles are once again in season from NOW to mid September.  My friends over at Melissa’s Produce sent me a bunch of hot and mild chiles to roast and use for savory spicy dishes. I … Continue reading

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AppleCake Sandwiches

My little boy started a new school this week and I have been packing these AppleCake sandwiches in his lunch as a sweet snack…. something healthy, easy and fun for him to eat during his day away from home!  I … Continue reading

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Carnitas

  Carnitas.  The best way to prepare this perfect style of pork is right here.  I worship carnitas.  I always have and always will.  Carnitas means “little meats” but there is nothing little about the flavor.  I use the pork … Continue reading

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Shrimp Ceviche served in a Avocado Shell

Avocados from Mexico sent me to NYC for the BlogHer12 conference.  It was a wonderful experience talking to people about what comes to mind when they hear the words “Avocados from Mexico” and “Abuelita.”  I had such a rip roaring … Continue reading

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Chipotle Grape Lamb Skewers – Lamb GIVEAWAY!

In an ideal world, everyone would eat Lamb.  It would be the first meat of choice that people grabbed for.  We tend to to be repeat buyers stuck in the beef and chicken section of the market…. If only we … Continue reading

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Chabela

I’ve found myself across the border town of Mexicali many times in the last 10 years visiting family and friends. There are hundreds of things that I love and celebrate about Mexico especially the food and drink. I relish all … Continue reading

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