I've been in a tizzy trying to clean out my freezer. My freezer was in such bad shape: things thrown in willy-nilly, half packages of pie crusts and frozen vegetables, freezer-burned items. A much needed deep-clean was in store for me. I had six pork chops in there of various varieties. A couple of bone-in… Continue reading Al Pastor Pork Chops
I'm more than halfway done Christmas shopping and it's not even December yet. I consider that a win. Usually, I'm one of those crazy people making a mad dash for the stores on December 23rd. I'm a perpetual procrastinator at all things in life, Christmas shopping included. I'll even fight the two things I hate… Continue reading Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole
A side dish that is green, delicious, and good for you. Roast broccoli until slightly charred, then toss with this unique cilantro, cotija and pepita pesto.
Do you ever root around in your freezer and find things you had completely forgotten about? My freezer is a relative treasure chest full of hidden items. A few days ago, I found one single pork chop in a ziploc bag, some frozen chipotle chile peppers (??), and 1/4 of a bag of frozen peas.… Continue reading Cilantro Lime Baked Drumsticks
I find Mexican food comforting in these trying times. It's not so much the days are hard to get through, but any time I feel super stressed out or have had a bad day--Mexican food is there to cure my blues. Usually I would dive head first into a pile of salt tortilla chips and… Continue reading Fish Taco Salad with Shrimp & Avocado Salsa
My first experience with Thai food wasn't that long ago. I'm a relative newbie when it comes to Thai cuisine. There was a Thai restaurant in my hometown, but it was vastly different than the Thai food I've had since then. I'm thinking that place just called itself Thai, but was more like a dumbed-down… Continue reading Thai Peanut Chicken Flatbread
If you could only live off of one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? That's an easy answer for me: tacos. There are so many different tacos to choose from, and my personal favorite are fish, shrimp, and pork. I've even been known to dive head first into a few… Continue reading Pineapple & Pulled Pork Tacos