This is one of those easy to prepare recipes that can be adjusted depending upon what you have on hand and what your family likes to eat. Bean and Queso Fresco Tostada Ingredients: Tostada Shell Beans (refried or whole) Queso fresco (Mexican soft cheese) Tomato Green Onions Cilantro Olives Instructions: 1) Pre-heat oven or toaster […]
S’mores made over an open fire are great, but a campfire is not always convenient. I’m not sure why I hadn’t thought of this before. Thanks to my fabulous nieces, I now know how to make s’mores anytime. Toaster Oven S’mores Ingredients: Graham Crackers Marshmallows Chocolate bars Instructions: 1) Heat toaster oven to a medium […]
This is going to be a big year for pomegranates! The tree is covered with blossoms and little baby pomegranates are beginning to form. I don’t think the tree has ever been this full before. After we’ve had our fill of fresh ones, I’ll play with juices and other recipes.
It’s mango time! I have been thrilled with the flavor and price of fresh mangos lately, so we’ve been going through a lot of them. Mango Salsa Ingredients: 2 large mangos, chopped 4 small tomatoes, chopped (or 2 large) 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 green onion, chopped 2 stems cilantro, chopped lime juice (from 1 […]
This is a quick and easy snack or side dish. I like them with a little salt. You can also pour maple syrup on them for a sweet treat. Fried Plantains Ingredients: Plantain Coconut Oil Salt Instructions: 1) Heat coconut oil to medium hot on stove 2) Slice plantain about 1/4″ thick 3) Add to […]