Chocolate Pound Cake

chocolate pound cake

Chocolate Pound Cake Video (scroll down for printable recipe) My grandmother Hornsby was pound cake’s biggest fan. Any excuse to break out the frozen Sara Lee, she was right on top of that. A dollop of Cool Whip and maybe a few sliced strawberries and voila. Dinner is served. I don’t recall her ever actually […]

Chili Cheese Enchiladas

Chili Cheese Enchiladas

Chili Cheese Enchiladas Video (Scroll down for printable recipe) Chili cheese enchiladas are my go-to order at any unknown Tex-Mex restaurant. At even the weakest excuse for a Tex-Mex place — no matter how bland the salsa, how flimsy the chips, or how sweet the margaritas — chili cheese enchiladas usually still turn out okay. However. […]

Homestyle Mexican Cooking Class!

Homestyle Mexican Cooking Class!

The class Carlos and Chris and I have been working on for three months is finally ready! more info on our Homestyle Mexican Cooking Course Carlos and I created a Video Cookbook for you with 13 exclusive video recipes to stream or download which cover salsas, breakfast, lunch and dinner PDF cookbook with all the recipes […]



Paloma Cocktail Video – scroll down for recipe If you’ve seen any of the cooking videos I’ve made with Carlos — enchiladas, pollo al carbon, carne asada, choripanes, ponche navideño — you’ve seen us drinking Palomas. Palomas aren’t a new cocktail by any means, but they do seem to have recently been discovered by bartenders […]

Fruit Rojak – Spicy Fruit Salad

fruit rojak

Fruit Rojak Video with Caroline Artiss A viewer sent me a box of snacks and pantry items from Kuala Lumpur. My friend and fellow YouTube chef Caroline Artiss is half Malaysian, so I asked her to help me determine what to do with it all. Among the strange and beautiful delicacies was a jar of […]

Flatbread Pizza

Flatbread Pizza

Flatbread Pizza Video (scroll down for printable recipe) This recipe started out as a good and easy flatbread recipe. But then pesto got involved and we had to embrace the ease and loveliness that is flatbread pizza. Of course if you just want to make the flatbread and serve it with hummus or lamb or […]

Pesto two ways

basil pesto

Basil pesto and cilantro pesto video (scroll down for printable recipes) Pesto is one of the best possible ways to treat a buttload of fresh herbs. Don’t limit yourself to basil! Here are two recipes for pesto, classic basil pesto with Parmesan and pine nuts and a spicy cilantro pesto with fresh jalapeños and lemon […]

Oven S’mores

smores indoors

Post Sponsored by Honey Maid, Hershey’s and Jet-Puffed Marshmallow. Celebrate National S’mores Day even if you don’t have access to a campfire! Make s’mores in the oven. It’s fast, easy and safe. National S’mores Day is August 10. Oven S’mores Video Oven S’mores Recipe 5.0 from 1 reviews Oven S’mores   Save Print Multiply this […]

Coconut Noodles (or Zoodles!)

coconut noodles

Coconut Noodles Video (Scroll down for printable recipe) I made this for a last-minute side dish to take to a pool party. I have the most best friends because they always welcome my food experiments as willing guinea pigs and even offer constructive feedback. Though this coconut noodle salad evidently needed no adjustments because it […]