August 27, 2011
chimichanga

This favorite Mexican dish, can be made at home.  Traditionally, chimichangas are filled fried...

August 23, 2011
del taco

Del Taco has gotten a Los Angeles makeover complete with a new logo and restaurant layout. The new...

August 19, 2011

This grilled pineapple salsa is the perfect summer condiment.  In my opinion, it is far...

August 10, 2011
sandwich

This Mexican spiced banh mi is the second recipe for sandwich week.  A banh mi is a Vietnamese...

August 5, 2011
Hot peppers

What do you do when the garden gives you hot peppers? Make hot sauce of course!  In our house...

August 4, 2011
tacos

Tacos are one my go to dishes when I want to make a quick meal.  You can just about wrap...

August 4, 2011
aaron sanchez

You might recognize Chef Aarón Sanchez from Food Network shows like Chef vs. City, Chopped, Iron...

July 31, 2011

This past week the blurred heat and a wash of time has followed me back to my day to day life in...

July 30, 2011
fish tacos

The fish taco originated in Baja California.  Originally, the fish fillets are fried in a...

July 26, 2011
cucumbers

Cucumbers are mostly water which makes them an ideal summer ingredient. Go beyond the usual chopped...

July 25, 2011
poblano tomatillo & lime for chiles rellenos

One of my all-time favorite foods, combining two key food groups ('fried things' and '...

July 23, 2011
tortillas

For my birthday tomorrow, my family got me a tortilla press and comal! I suppose it is a gift that...

July 12, 2011

These no-cook sauces will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time. Sun Dried Tomato Romesco...

July 11, 2011
tortilla

We usually think of corn tortillas as something that comes in a stack from the grocery store....

July 7, 2011
cemita sandwich

This pork cemita sandwich is bursting with rich Mexican flavors. Cemita sandwiches are found all...

June 4, 2011

Everyday after soccer practice, I would wait for the familiar ringing of bells from the elote...

December 22, 2009
tamale

This last Saturday, a bunch of us gathered for our first annual Christmas tamale making party....

February 26, 2009
Ceviche de Pulpo

  We don't eat much octopus in the U.S., which frankly is a darn shame. My guess is...

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