We L·O·V·E Salsa!

I went on salsa frenzy. All I could think of was salsa! What's not to love about it?!  At my house, you'll find chips and salsa. Salsa can be customized to one's liking so there are many ways to make it. I typically use Serrano peppers or jalapeños. I learned that Serrano peppers are smaller … Continue reading We L·O·V·E Salsa!

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Cinco de Mayo Part I

I'm excited to have this opportunity in sharing with you a little bit of my Mexican culture. I was born and raised in South Texas; the second of 4 girls. My grandparents were from Mexico but my parents were born in Texas. They were pastors and annually, we would travel as a family for 2-3 … Continue reading Cinco de Mayo Part I

A Visit With My Aunt Hilda

I will never forget the time my aunt Hilda had cooked a meal for my family. She sat with me and we talked about life, food, and family. If I could describe her, she always seemed proper to me; giving her all in whatever she did. She loved her husband and children immensely, and had … Continue reading A Visit With My Aunt Hilda

Tex-Mex Beef Tacos

When my youngest sister got engaged, she requested Tex-Mex Beef Tacos with all the fixings for her engagement party. It was going to be held in Tulsa, OK and I was ecstatic about the whole event. Between my other two sisters and I, we made it happen. At the end of the day we were … Continue reading Tex-Mex Beef Tacos

Albondigas (Mexican meatballs)

Albondigas are my youngest sister's favorite. She puts in a request whenever we are visiting. This dish has a special place in my heart because my mother would make them when she knew I was having a rough week at school. My mother would plate the meatballs in a wide soup bowl. First serving black beans *(below this … Continue reading Albondigas (Mexican meatballs)