Empellón Cocina: Mexican with a Twist

2013-05-31T02:42:04+00:00 May 31st, 2013|Appetizers, Recipes, Restaurant Reviews|

We recently had the great pleasure, while visiting New York City, to have an early dinner at Empellón Cocina, a new restaurant recommended by Gavin Kaysen for their creative interpretation of Mexican Cuisine.  We were curious about the meaning of [...]

Carnitas Means “Little Meats” and Big Flavor

2013-04-15T08:44:36+00:00 April 15th, 2013|Entree, Recipes|

Roasted Pork Shoulder for Carnitas We love Mexican cuisine, everything from fish tacos to chicken mole to the traditional Chiles en nogada. This weekend we made carnitas. This dish requires a pork shoulder. Naturally, in Costco fashion, the [...]

Mexico just celebrated their bicentennial of INDEPENDENCE, so you must cook Chiles En Nogada

2010-09-21T08:30:02+00:00 September 21st, 2010|Menus and Memories, Recipes|

This blog entry is being contributed by my dear friend, Barbara Zaugg, with whom I love to cook.  She will be teaching me how to make CHILES EN NOGADA this year.  In past years she has cooked these for us.  [...]