Pan de Huevo – Mexican Sweet Morning Buns

Each bun is buttery, rich, soft, tender, and perfumed with the sweet scent of vanilla. The streusel like topping of vanilla, lemon, or chocolate/cinnamon adds a sweet crunch to the brioche like sweet bun. Enjoy your freshly baked Mexican Sweet Morning Buns (Pan de Huevo) with a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate for a special treat […]

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Mexican Rice – Grandma’s Secret Recipe

Glorious grains of Long Grain Rice toasted to perfection and bursting with robust flavor of savory tomatoes, onion, garlic, chicken stock, peas, and carrots. Each modest ingredient providing added complexity to otherwise simple dish. Well prepared Mexican Rice is more more than a side dish when you add patience, care and good ingredients. True Slow Food. My grandma’s […]

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Chicken Mole – Mexican Comfort Food

When I think of “Comfort Food,” my thoughts turn to my childhood and family gatherings on Bagley Street in Detroit. Grandma and Little Grandpa’s Victorian home was always filled with the smell of something cooking. Grandma was always present in her kitchen and that is where she reigned. Making something to eat for anyone who was […]

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Homemade Flour Tortillas

A homemade flour tortilla is a true love to me. Soft, warm, tender, as comforting as a billowy down quilt on a cold winters day. Flour tortillas are a staple of the Mexican table as are biscuits and cornbread are to the Southern table. Turning up at breakfast, lunch, or dinner. A perfect snack reheated […]

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Mexican Rice and Beans the Dynamic Duo!

In Italy the Tuscan’s are know as the “mangiafagioli” or the bean eaters.  I’m proud to count myself among the bean eaters of the world.  For that matter a rice eater too!  Beans and rice the unsung hero’s of any Mexican meal. What a perfect pairing as side dishes to accompany Chicken Mole, Enchiladas, Tamales, Tostadas, Fajitas, or any […]

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The Last Taste of Summer from the Garden

As the fall weather takes over here in Michigan.  We’re enjoying the last of the tomatoes from the garden.  With a very hot and dry summer and the sudden arrival  of fall most the tomatoes never ripened on the vine.  Those that did ripen became Pico de Gallo, Panzanella, roasted in the oven with olive […]

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