easy chicken fajitas

Chicken Fajitas

You might think that my family eats new and creative recipes every night (I wish). Actually there are days I am on the computer and before I know it...

ground buffalo chili beans

Buffalo Bill’s Chili

Easter week was a busy week as I’m sure it was for many of you. I hosted a cascarones-making party Friday night and made dinner for a houseful of...

Camarones a la Veracruzana

Camarones a la Veracruzana

Growing up in El Paso, Texas we did not eat fish often. Actually it was more like never. I don’t think I tasted seafood until I was in my...

coloring cascarones

Cascarones Video

Its Easter week — Have you been saving eggshells to make cascarones (confetti eggs)? I need to collect some more because we made cascarones early to make this video....

Capirotada

Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding) + Video

Capirotada is a Mexican Passover tradition that I fear will one day become extinct. It is not a recipe you often find in a Mexican restaurant rather it’s a...

baked tilapia angel hair pasta

Baked Tilapia with Tomatoes, Olives, and Capers

You can be sitting at your dinner table in less than 30 minutes with this dish. This easy and healthy recipe makes a great family meal with minimal clean...

muy bueno youtube videos

SAVEUR Finalist – Best Use of Video

I am beyond honored and shocked! Muy Bueno is selected as a Best Use of Video finalist in the fifth annual SAVEUR Best Food Blog Awards! After sorting over tens of...

chamomile-tea

Chamomile Tea and Cinnamon Tea – Abuela’s Remedios

Wow, it has been two whole weeks since my last post. I have been quite busy with a very big project. I will tell you all about it in...

chiles toreados

Chiles Toreados (Padron Peppers with Soy Sauce)

Do you remember when I made arepas with pardon peppers? Those li’l roasted chiles on the side of the dish really stole the show. If you haven’t tried pardon...

Rustic Mango and Strawberry Galette

Easter Brunch Recipes in Latina Magazine

In November my mom and I were invited to sign Muy Bueno hardcover cookbooks at the grand opening weekend of the new Barnes & Noble in El Paso, and...