Where to Eat in El Paso


It’s hard to believe that I moved to Colorado in 1998 – that was 18 years ago! Seriously? Where have the years gone? I always say, “El Paso is my home”, but in fact I have lived in Colorado longer than I lived in El Paso. Kinda crazy to realize that.

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Crispy Spicy Tostones

Tostones are a staple of Latin American countries and the Caribbean. Tostones are green plantains that are fried, then flattened, and then fried again. Traditionally, tostones are flattened with...


Dulce de Leche and Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

These sweet, buttery, rich, ooey-gooey, and kinda messy cinnamon rolls do not require a mixer making this recipe a very simple dessert to make. Ok, who am I kidding...


How to Host a Taquiza + Chipotle Beef Tacos

When I host a party I usually go overboard when it comes to the menu. I get caught up on what to serve for an appetizer, main course, side,...


Hatch Green Chile and Cheese Empanadas

Most of the empanadas I grew up eating and or make are usually sweet. But I do love a great savory empanada and have been testing dough recipes that...


Back to School Giveaway + Mozzarella, Ham, and Pesto Panini

I’m kind of freaking out – July is almost over, which means summer is almost over, and my kiddos will soon have to return to school. I think it’s...

parfait breakfast

Red, White and Blue Granola and Fruit Parfaits

Breakfast is the most challenging meal for me to make. We are usually rushing out the door in the mornings so more often than not I prepare something quick....


Chile Pasilla Oaxaqueño Salsa

I am so inspired after my trip to Oaxaca and I’m not even sure where to begin. It was a Mexican culinary dream come true. I’ll be sure to...

Mexican Chile Peppers

My Favorite Chile Peppers

There are so many varieties of chile peppers but I wanted to share some of my favorites. Of course I could gone on and on with others not mentioned...


Coconut-Lychee Punch

One of my favorite things about summer is getting together with family and friends and backyard parties – lots of grilling adventures and exciting cocktails.