Tag archive for cilantro

~ I Was Making Mexican Pizza Before Mexican Pizza was Cool

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I invented this recipe as a teenager on one of those nights when my parents’ hectic career kept them too busy to cook for me and my little brother. I was unaware that anyone

~ Strawberry Watermelon Gazpacho

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Gazpacho is traditionally a cold tomato soup that originated in the Andalusia region of Spain. It is also eaten in Portugal, and variants of it can be found in Mexico and Cuba. Of course,

~ Capirotada

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Capirotada is a sweet and savory lenten dish. Posting a recipe for such a favorite is like asking to be run over with criticism because the ways it’s made are as varied as the regions

~ Green Tomatillo Table Salsa

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Green tomatillo salsa with cilantro and onion is one of my favorite salsas to make because it is so versatile. If you make it thick, it can be used between layers of stacked enchiladas

~ Mom’s Huevos Revueltos con Nopalitos (Prickly Pear Scrambled Eggs)

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I grew up in the Sonoran Desert, where Saguaros, Jumping Cholla, Barrel Cacti and Prickly Pear dotted the foothills. The Saguaros, with arms reaching toward the sky, were wise, gnarled and grandfatherly, providing homes

~ Calabacitas Pancakes

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One of my favorite side dishes has always been calabacitas, or for a more descriptive name, calabacitas con elote, or as we used to say in Arizona, squash and corn. I’ve tasted it made