Mexican Hot Chocolate, An Abuelita Treat

It’s 38 degrees out, but it feels like 28. Last week’s snow is this week’s sleet. So why not indulge in a Mexican hot chocolate treat? (I swear the rhyme was an accident…) a cup of abuelita chocolate It’s the best way I know to beat the rainy Tuesday blues. So whip out your molinillo, if you … Continue reading

Chiles En Nogada in Celebration of Mexican Independence Day

The ways to make Chiles en Nogada are innumerable, so to prepare mine I referenced several recipes including Lesley Tellez’s account of Chef Yuri’s “proper” way, a recipe from the book Frida’s Fiestas, another one by Patrica Jinich and one by Zarela Martinez, of course.      Some recipes called for ground pork, others shredded, I opted to slow … Continue reading