Archive for February, 2014

Easy Crock Pot Chile Verde

Easy Crock Pot Chile Verde

Every time I make this chile verde, I fall in love with it all over again. It’s that good! Tender, succulent morsels of pork, coated with warm Mexican spices, and simmered in a tangy green, tomatillo, chili sauce. I serve my chile verde with rice and tortillas, for mopping up the tasty sauce. I don’t want to miss a drop!   Unlike most chile verde […]

By February 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Mexican Coleslaw

Mexican Coleslaw

Have you ever had Mexican coleslaw? Well, I hadn’t, until my friend Cory shared her recipe with me. It’s a crunchy, colorful slaw, with a distinctive Mexican flavor. It’s unlike any coleslaw I have ever eaten. When Cory takes her Mexican coleslaw to potlucks, it never fails to receive raves and recipe requests. This is one recipe you’ve got to try! I can’t post […]

By February 20, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Whole Wheat and Yogurt Banana Bread

Whole Wheat and Yogurt Banana Bread

I’ve been making this banana bread for over 35 years. It’s my favorite banana bread recipe, adapted from the from the New York Times Natural Foods Cookbook by Jean Hewi. I’ve changed the original recipe, increasing the amount of bananas and yogurt, and adding a bit of vanilla. This is a dense, moist banana bread. The bananas and yogurt are a perfect pairing. The whole […]

By February 16, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Jon Price ~ Crystalline Glazed Porcelain

Jon Price ~ Crystalline Glazed Porcelain

This past weekend was the Tubac Festival of the Arts. It showcases the work of hundreds of visiting artists, craft persons and musicians from around the country. There’s something for everyone. Richard and I always make a beeline for Jon Price’s booth. Jon is a, Laguna Beach based, potter that creates crystalline glazes on porcelain. His pieces are absolutely stunning. Jon […]

By February 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
German Pancakes

German Pancakes

My standard weekday breakfast consists of cold or hot cereal with fruit. Lately, I’ve been breaking the monotony with German pancakes. This is my mother’s recipe for a fast and easy, crepe-style German pancake. My sisters and I have been making these since we were children. The recipe calls for a few simple ingredients: eggs, milk, flour and salt. (I couldn’t resist photographing my cute, […]

By February 4, 2014 1 Comments Read More →