Chili Pepper cranberry sauce & Semi-sweet Roasted carrots

Chili Pepper cranberry sauce & Semi-sweet Roasted carrots

  It is so exciting to cook for thanksgiving, especially for those that we love and cook for every day. Thanksgiving is very special for me; I have a real connection to this holiday. As a foreigner I celebrate this holiday to thank God for the many opportunities he has given me in this country. We enjoy all aspects of our thanksgiving dinner’s celebration; the food, the company and the conversations. My family is all about eating the turkey, mash potatoes and gravy but, did I mention how excited I get with thanksgiving sides dishes?   One delicious side that I have … [Read more...]

Wild roasted cod with spaghetti squash and brown butter sauce

Wild roasted cod with spaghetti squash and brown butter sauce

  Sometimes it is not so bad to eat butter. Occasionally, in a moment of gastronomic gluttony I let myself go, releasing the guilt of eating too much or the wrong things. There is … [Read more...]

Majarete-Corn Pudding

Majarete-Corn Pudding

It’s fall! You know fall is here when the air starts to get colder, the trees are turning red and yellow and the day is getting shorter. Fall is my kind of season, a season for … [Read more...]

Hummus

Hummus with butternut squash

A yellow squash hummus With so much going on in the Middle East area these days it occurred to me that talking about Hummus is a little inconsequential, but I would rather speak … [Read more...]

Penne with chorizo and green-red veggies

Penne with chorizo and green-red veggies

Inspired by my delicious thin Argentinian chorizos as the only quick meat option in my refrigerator I came up with this delicious pasta “Penne with Chorizo and Green-Red Veggies”. … [Read more...]

Parrillada with Salty potatoes and Chimichurri

Parrillada with Salty potatoes and Chimichurri

Hola amigos. After a short vacation to Florida I feel rejuvenated.  The good thing about going on vacation is that you get a fresh perspective about your life. Vacations are good; … [Read more...]

Tuna Ceviche

Tuna Ceviche

Tuna Ceviche My Peruvian culinary adventure was born many years ago through my dear friend Betty and her Aji de Gallina, a poached chicken dish which is shredded and cooked with … [Read more...]

Carrot avocado soup

Carrot avocado soup

How I have come to this carrot avocado soup is something I ask myself? The answer is simple as it is the soup. It is all about making my son eat some healthy food other than white … [Read more...]

Homemade Burgers made with organic ground meat

Homemade Hamburgers

Although I am not a big hamburger eater, now and then I prepare it at home. I rarely order it in a restaurant. I don’t have a good relationship with ground meat unless I know where … [Read more...]

Rice and beans

Rice and beans

“Sometimes the simplest dish can make the greatest impact.” I read this somewhere and I cannot agree more. I am right at home with this dish; served with warmed rice, meat, … [Read more...]

Pollo alla Cacciatora

Pollo alla Cacciatora

In my mind a great recipe is one that offers the essence of all its fresh ingredients. Authentic Italian cuisine in my opinion gives you that. Real Italian food is all about … [Read more...]