Sesame Broccoli

Sesame Broccoli blog (1 of 1)

How adept are you at calling an audible when it comes to dinner? Are you more of a planner, or a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants cook? Me, I’m typically a planner. I do well making a weekly meal plan, and while I’m fine with switching up days, if I realize I forgot to buy an ingredient, or had…

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Pollo con Mole Verde (Chicken in an Herbed Green Sauce)

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Growing up in Texas, I’m familiar with certain parts of Tex-Mex and Mexican cuisine. I have made barbacoa. Tacos de lengua. I’ve pickled carrots and jalapenos, am fairly intimate with enchiladas and have made countless tacos. I’ve even made nopalitos. And yet, there is still so much that I am not familiar with at all. Mole,…

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Prickly Pear Lime Margarita (Prickly Pear Syrup)

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The other day, I stumbled upon some gorgeous purple prickly pear at the farmer’s market. I’ve seen them on the roadside in the past few weeks, ripe and beautiful. But never have I had the nerve to stop and pick them. Besides, they have spines that will definitely cause some painful regret if you grab…

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Authentic Red Beans and Rice

red beans and rice blog

Yes, I realize that I’ve posted a version of this recipe before, long ago when my photography was just atrocious (actually, that was one of my better ones, which is kind of sad), and my blog was still just a baby and had like five followers, one of which was my Grandma. In those 5+ years, I’ve…

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