Alfajores (Dulce de Leche Shortbread Cookies) + Video

If a dessert has dulce de leche you can bet I’m probably going to love it. The first time I ever tasted alfajores, a friend of mine sent them...


Jícama, Radish, and Cucumber Salad

Since the New Year I have been trying really hard to incorporate more veggies into my diet, but it can be challenging. When it’s a chilly morning, I am...


Salmon Fish Tacos with Creamy Avocado Salsa

What if I told you that you could have a delicious Lenten dish on your dinner table in 20 minutes? Seriously, this amazing dish is so simple to make,...


Mexican Chiles

No ingredient is more fundamental to Mexican food than the colorful chile. Chile is a versatile fruit that comes in a wide variety of shapes, colors, sizes, and heat....


Churros with Mexican Chocolate Dipping Sauce

Have you ever made churros? When we were outlining the Muy Bueno cookbook, I asked my daughter, “What is your favorite Mexican dessert?” And she said, “Churros!” I realized...


Chile de Arbol Salsa

I inherited my mother and grandmas cast-iron stomach, because I never get a stomachache from eating too much salsa or spicy chile.


Grandma’s Home Remedies

My maternal grandma passed away at the age of 98 years old. She lived a long and healthy life. I never heard her complain of any aches and pains....


Quinoa and Pesto Shrimp Stuffed Pasillas

I have always wanted to write and illustrate a children’s scratch-and-sniff book with the scents that remind me of my childhood. But for some reason I don’t think the...


Red Pork and Hominy Stew (Pozole Rojo)

The first time I ever tasted pozole was in New Mexico, where it is usually spelled posole. It was pozole blanco (white pozole) and it was difficult for me...


Brisket Sopes (Sopes con Carne Deshebrada)

When I first moved to Colorado I started missing local El Paso products. One of those products was Claude’s sauces. Every time I’d visit El Paso I would come...