Welcome to the 29th day of June. The year is nearly half over. If you are going to be exact, the half-way point would be at noon on July 2. Aren’t you glad I took the time to calculate that? Of course, that doesn’t take into consideration leap years. But that’s neither here nor there.Continue reading “Feast of Two Saints”
When you are serving up some great Mexican dishes, what do you serve as a side? In our house, I must confess, it’s the usual suspects – refried beans and rice. I know, not very original. Every Mexican joint serves refried beans and rice. Just because it’s not original doesn’t mean ordinary.
A few years back, in honor of Cinco de Mayo and all things Mexican, I decided to cook up all sorts of yummy foods – a week of Mexican dishes leading up to the big event. This super quick, delicious rice was a part of that week-long celebration.Continue reading “Mexican Salsa Rice”
This recipe didn’t come from a cookbook (that I know of) or a website out there somewhere. At least that’s not how it came to be in our house. The original recipe is handwritten on a piece of yellow paper, tucked away for safe keeping. It is, in my opinion, as authentic as it gets.