Brussels sprouts are one of my favorite foods and this is a vegetable I discovered as an adult shopping at farmer’s markets. Pan fried Brussels sprouts are easy and delicious.
Did you know that the Caesar salad came from Mexico? Yes, this popular salad got off to a great start in Baja California during prohibition, when many US citizens were crossing the border into Mexico to enjoy legal drinking, gambling and other types of fun. There is a bit of a controversy over who originally created […]
Isn’t this coleslaw pretty? It tastes great, too! Feta cheese coleslaw is great to eat as a salad and also makes a tasty topping for burgers, wraps, sandwiches and tacos. The flavors are tangy and the cabbage has a nice crunch. You can make the salad ahead of time, since it won’t get soggy like […]
Quinoa is definitely not something that I ate when I was growing up, but now this seed makes regular appearances on my dinner table. It is versatile and works well with different flavors. It is also a good source of protein and other nutrients. Cranberry Walnut Quinoa is a simple side dish with a lot of […]
On a recent trip to Mexico, I thoroughly enjoyed the delicious food throughout my stay in Puerto Vallarta. I had everything from complex gourmet meals to simple dishes made with fresh ingredients. One of my favorites was also one of the simplest. This Zucchini Mushroom Salad is not exactly like the one I ate in Mexico, […]