Bloody Fizzy Rita

Bloody-Fizzy Rita

I’m so excited that Halloween is on a Friday this year. Our children will be able to stay up late and enjoy trick-or-treating and the adults can sip on...

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Día de los Muertos is an occasion to honor the dead and celebrate life. What better way to do that than to toast with a warm chocolate beverage. This...

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Spooky Molletes

Getting into the spirit of Halloween or Día de los Muertos doesn’t mean you have to be Pinterest perfect. Let your kids decorate their dinner – I guarantee they...

Bruschetta Party Platter

Avocado and Tomatillo Salsa + Bruschetta Party Platter

Last week I was swamped with big projects and deadlines and by the end of the week I was exhausted and ready for a glass of wine (or two,...

apple skillet cake

Apple Pecan Skillet Cake with Dulce de Leche Glaze

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday. The celebration takes place on November 1 and 2, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All...

Day of the Dead children

Día de los Muertos Celebration + Video

I remember being a little girl and walking to the Ysleta cemetery with my grandma. The cemetery was only a couple of blocks away from our home and I...

tacos carnitas salsa

Tacos de Carnitas

I go through stages of dishes I like to order at a Mexican restaurant and one of my favorites has always been carnitas, which literally means “little meats”. Braising...

spicy and cheesy scones

Cheddar and Green Chile Scones

Every time I eat a scone it reminds me of a bed and breakfast. They sound so fancy-schmancy, but in actuality are very easy to make. These savory, spicy,...

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Rustic Apple and Strawberry Galette

This delicate apple and strawberry tart is beautiful, easy to slice and simple to eat, pizza-style, while building Legos. Yes, I was baking and building Legos at the same...

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Avocado Fiesta Video

You’ve seen a taco bar, salsa bar, tostada bar, nacho bar, burrito bar, margarita bar, but have you ever seen an avocado bar?