So you want to have buena sazón?

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again: recipes are guidelines, not rules. However, you should only break the rules of a recipe if your kitchen experience and technique are solid.  The craft of cooking DEFINITELY has rules. Believe me, it’s taken many inedible batches of cookies (stevia is not sugar when making biscochitos, the … Continue reading

Squash Blossom Quesadillas, Quesadillas de Flor de Calabaza

These quesadillas are nothing like the Americanized cheddar and flour tortilla variety. They are imbued with the subtle squashy flavor of zucchini blossoms, the sweetness of red onions and summer corn. You can also add roasted poblano chiles, which are a common compliment to squash blossoms. I used a mozarella cheese made by a Mexican … Continue reading

¡Qué bonita es la nevada! Beautiful snowfall means time for atole, yum.

FEATURED CONTENT: January 03, 2011 (Original Post February 10, 2010) I’ve been cooking, entertaining, hosting, celebrating and relaxing to my heart’s content this holiday season. I promise to have new post up soon… until then here’s an oldie but goodie to warm you up after all of the snow! Yesterday was a beautiful day yet … Continue reading