Unconventional Thanksgiving Leftovers: Tacos de Pavo y Papa

Featured Post on: November 23, 2010 This year we’re going to a potluck dinner so I won’t be cooking the bird! But in case you were wondering what to do with your leftovers, here’s a tasty trick, more scrumptious than a cold turkey and mayo sandwhich! xogabriela  —————————– No argument, Thanksgiving is the quintessential soul-feeding, … Continue reading

Carne Adovada (kinda).

Text message to Alex from P in So Cal: “What would you do with a few pounds of tomatillos. I bought some for really cheap.” Alex forwarded it to me. My reply to Alex: “Omg! a million things!” As a girl whose culinary passion is Authentic Mexican I was tremendously envious of P’s tomatillo bargain. An … Continue reading

Valentine’s Dinner for 2 (<$50)

This SPECIAL meal is more involved than most we make because it was Valentines Day / Saturday so we had more time to devote to shopping and cooking. But true to what we set out to teach you on this blog, it is simple and cheap to make without sacrificing taste and elegance. These recipes result from being familiar with the ingredients and in the kitchen – feel free to improvise! (Please note that this meal also translates in to three wonderful leftover dishes).