Growing up…

Growing up, my family had a custom of eating together at the table around 4:00 p.m. on weekdays. It was a special time for all of us to catch up before being pulled away again by things outside the home. There was a time my parents had all four girls in band, choir, sports, and church … Continue reading Growing up…

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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)

Albondigas a la Josefina

Coming January 11, 2014...Albondigas a la Josefina! If you don't know at all what I'm talking about, be sure to check this next post. But, if you do, still check it out! This recipe is common in Hispanic and Latin American homes but it has a different spin that I learned from my mother. It's … Continue reading Albondigas a la Josefina

Happy New Year!

I hope y'all are getting ready to bring in the new year with the ones you love and with lots of food! Growing up in south Texas, my beloved state, my family would serve Tamales, mashed pinto beans, Abuelita hot chocolate, and my favorite Buñuelos. Buñuelos are flour tortillas rolled out thin, deep fried and … Continue reading Happy New Year!