A Trip to Los Cabos, Mexico (and Mango, Jicama & Corn Salad)

  My first real trip (and last) to Mexico was in 2006.  After celebrating the wedding of good friends in Ireland, my husband and I flew home and stayed just long enough, about 36 hours, to unpack, do the laundry, pack again and take off for warmer weather.  We reconnected with our just-married friends south […]

Carnitas Tacos with Mango-Avocado Salsa and A Blogger’s Confessions

I do have a recipe to share with you today but before I get to it, I wanted an opportunity to unload a thought or two about my blogging experience these last (almost) two years.  Will I offer any useful information? Maybe…but this is a confessional. I have always suspected that I have a mildly […]

Fish Tacos with Mango-Tomatillo Salsa and Homemade Corn Tortillas

If you think you’re suffering from a mild case of Cinco de Mayo déjà vu, fear not.  This post comes a few days late but I had a good reason.  My husband returned from a week-long Nevada desert camping trip on the morning of the 5th.  I had planned to prepare a Mexican-themed feast in […]

Italian Salsa Verde

In terms of preparation, think pesto sans the basil and cheese.  It’s very easy and I hope you will enjoy it as much as I do. According to Marcella Hazan in Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking, this is typically prepared as an accompaniment to bolito misto (boiled meats), but in the few years that I’ve […]