Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

Peppers, onion, black beans, and corn add flavor and texture to this easy to make treat. Delicious as the main course, or served on the side, these spicy pepper boats are sure to please. (more…)...

Caldero de Gazpatcho con Camarones

Enjoyed in many regions of the world, this cold tomato soup is loaded with crunchy cucumber, creamy avocado, and succulent shrimp. This light, fresh, and spicy dish is just the ticket to cool you down on a lo...

A Peruvian treat – Aji

The history of aji is perhaps as deep as its flavor. It is likely thought that some form of aji or uchu was used by the Inca civilization at Machu Picchu centuries ago. This Peruvian condiment, widely found acr...

Holy Guacamole!

I pride myself on finding creative things to prepare with items that I find on sale.  I also focus on buying fruits and vegetables that are in season. For example, planning a dish that requires lots of fresh ...

Tacos de Carnitas

Tacos de Carnitas  (click photo to enlarge) Left over pork shoulder roast was the inspiration and motivation for tonight's dinner. Tacos de Carnitas! served with a black bean and cilantro...