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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