Tamalada y Aguas Frescas with Working Class Foodies

Featured Post: September 30, 2010 In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, Rebecca and Kit of Working Class Foodies joined us for a tamalada (tamale-making party). We enjoyed cooking up a few dozen traditional red chile pork tamales and my rendition of New Mexican inspired vegan tamales.  I hope you enjoy this video as much as … Continue reading


Sopaipillas, a New Mexican specialty,  are a treat I make whenever I’m missing home. My grandmother only made them during Lent, but if I had a craving any other time of year I could  stop by almost any neighborhood restaurant for my fix. Although fried, good sopaipillas are not greasy, they are slightly crisp on … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Frida Kahlo! Feliz Cumple Frida!

Frida Kahlo is Mexican icon, not only because of her emotive paintings, rich personal style, and remarkable story, but also for her passion for Mexican cuisine. Frida had a deep enthusiasm for the pleasures of life, including food (of course!).

A simple snack for date night, Salsa Valentina y Papitas Fritas

No fancy meals or expensive restaurants for us tonight. Alex and I are just gonna curl up on the couch with a bowl chips sprinkled with Valentina to watch a movie. Sometimes a simple date night is the best date night, right? What’s your favorite simple date night snack?