Spicy Broccoli Chicken Stir-fry

We’ve reached that point in our summer when all my adventuring kids start wandering home, […]

Spicy Broccoli Chicken Stir-fry

In Which We Confess to Being Serious Rick Bayless Groupies

All right, I’ll confess. We are shamelessly besotted with Rick Bayless, television chef. Actually, to […]

Two types of Ceviche recipes from Rick Bayless

Homemade Salsa in 5 minutes

We’re on the countdown to Cinco de Mayo and all the delicious Mexican food that […]

Mash avocado and add this 5 minute salsa to make a tasty Cinco de Mayo treat

Roasted Tomatillo Chipotle Salsa

  I love it when my husband sets his sights on creating something delicious in […]

Roasted Tomatillo Chipotle Salsa

Getting ready for St. Patrick’s Day food

With a name like Kelley, how can I not revisit this topic of St. Patrick’s […]

St. Patrick's Day grocery list

Egg Rolls: baked not fried!

We LOVE egg rolls around here. I’ve been apologizing for our homemade eggrolls for quite […]

baked egg rolls

Gourmet Chicken and Red Pepper Quesadillas

This week I needed something fast and easy for dinner and this was the happy […]

stack of chicken and pepper quesadillas

Greek Pizza — a homemade pizza recipe to love

Pizza. It always comes back to homemade pizza. A meteor could be racing towards earth, […]

Greek Pizza

Pineapple Coconut Chicken Curry

Remember that pineapple-marinating-in-rum that I played around with a few weeks ago? Well, last night […]

Pineapple coconut chicken curry on rice and spinach

Mexican Casserole to feed a crowd

The reality of my life is that I OFTEN feed a crowd.  The other reality […]

Casserole with Pico de Gallo

Chinese New Year’s Feast

Yes, I know that Chinese New Year‘s is done, but I’m here to report on […]

Lime Cilantro Rice

I’m always looking for ways to dress up the basics. Rice is definitely a basic […]

citrus cilantro rice

Huevos Rancheros – Breakfast for Dinner!

Sometimes the traditional hearty Mexican breakfast, Huevos Rancheros, makes a perfect dinner! Tonight was just […]

Huevos Rancheros on plate

BBQ Chicken Pizza, Take Two

Over twenty years ago, I met my favorite food on the planet and fell in […]

Homemade Spicy Black Beans

Spicy Black Beans are a must-have accompaniment for our now-nearly-world famous Chile Verde. There are […]

Pico de Gallo

It’s time to revisit Pico de Gallo. Last week  we discussed the making of Chile […]

Chile Verde Recipe

Homemade Chile Verde rocks! I haven’t tasted anything so delicious in years and it’s all […]

Bowl of Chile Verde

Korean Chicken

This recipe has been in my repertoire ever since we received as a wedding gift […]

Ajo Pizza Appetizer

As my husband was putting the finishing touches on a great smoked sausage pizza tonight, […]

Mojo de Ajo

A few months ago, I watched a program called “Mexico–One Plate At a Time”, by […]