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

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

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

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

White chicken pozole

“Time to make pozole,” I thought to myself–I FINALLY had all the ingredients, I thought.  […]


Oh wow. Last week I was visiting my beautiful cousin, Mary, in California and she […]

Vegetarian Enchiladas

My husband is a genius.  Ask Barb:  she knows this about him. (Of course, she’s […]

Hermana Rosita’s Authentic Pozole

One of the major reasons we keep our friend Nicole around is because she frequently […]

Chilaquiles: a new adventure in Mexican food!

To explain why I tried this dish tonight, I have to back up about 3 […]

Kris’s Chalupa

My life is enormously enriched by a group of women that I fondly call My […]

Quick Chimichangas: guest post

A couple of weeks ago, commenter, Joe, posted his recipe for chimichangas. I want to […]

Chicken or Beef fajitas

In the very early years of our marriage, Dave and I visited his parents for […]

Tortilla Soup

It’s been snowing since noon and the day just begs for hot soup. When my […]

Sour cream guacamole Chimichangas….definitely a method

We’re both going to write this post because we grew up making chimichangas together. Years […]

Authentic Mexican Food in Western Michigan? Who’da’thunk?

Yes, today we had a minor international experience. Like LB and her family, we are […]

Guacamole–another summer treat

With the weather hot and not conducive to hot kitchen activities, we’re always on the […]