Corn Salad

Corn Salad

Fresh Corn Salad Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe card Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Corn season! It’s one of the best seasons! Besides grilled corn on the cob (elotes), this bright corn salad is my favorite way to enjoy fresh corn. This version is almost like elotes en […]

New Series on Food Education! How to Pick a Watermelon

New Series on Food Education! How to Pick a Watermelon

I’m happy to announce that I’ll be contributing one video a month to the new-ish YouTube channel Home and Garden for Mere Mortals. My series will focus on food education, including basic tips for choosing produce, simple preservation methods and seasonal topics. The first is How to Pick a Watermelon (and a tip for picking […]

Potato Chip Nachos

potato nachos

Potato Chip Nachos Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. These potato chip nachos are something I came up with a few years ago while under the influence (of lots of whiskey). I included the recipe in my Learn to Cook Book but figured it […]

Slow-cooker Shredded Beef Tacos

copycat chipotle barbacoa

From my Slow Cooker Recipes book, this slow-cooker shredded beef is very similar to Chipotle barbacoa. Beef chuck roast is cooked with a sauce made from guajillo chiles, jalapeños, onion, garlic, oregano, cumin, mustard seed and allspice, with a little vinegar and Worcestershire. Use it in burritos, tacos, potato chip nachos, on super nachos, or on […]

How to Make Coxinha

How to Make Coxinha

How to make Coxinha recipe video – scroll down for recipe Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Coxinha (pron: co-SHEEN-ya) is a Brazilian street food, minced chicken wrapped in a soft dough, breaded and deep fried. Is there any part of that that doesn’t sound completely great? I’ll answer. There’s not. The […]

Peach Ice Cream

peach ice cream recipe

Peach Ice Cream Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Ice cream is one of our greatest accomplishments as humans. Homemade peach ice cream made with fresh, ripe, fragrant peaches and eaten outside under the sun — it hardly gets better than that! This peach […]

Potato Taquitos | Tacos Dorados de Papa

Potato Taquitos | Tacos Dorados de Papa

Potato Taquitos Recipe video – scroll down for recipe Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. If potato taquitos sound like a weird thing to eat, I assure you they’re perfectly normal. Creamy mashed potatoes, a little butter, some onion, some seasoning, rolled up in corn tortillas and fried. Called tacos dorados […]

Jalapeño Salsa

creamy jalapeno salsa

This is a quick, slightly creamy jalapeño salsa that goes well on tacos or with taquitos. For extra creamy green sauce, add 1/4 cup sour cream to the blender. Creamy Jalapeño Salsa Recipe Jalapeño Salsa   Save Print Author: Hilah Johnson Serves: ½ cup Ingredients 2 large jalapeños ¼ cup neutral oil (canola, safflower, corn) […]

Wedge salad with blue cheese dressing

wedge salad with blue cheese

Wedge salad recipe video- scroll down for recipe! Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Should be no surprise that I love salads. After all, I’m a girl! Haha. That was a joke about romantic comedies and magazine ads. But seriously, I do like salad. They are refreshing! They are easy! […]