chipotle cabbage slaw

by: fabiola in: Salad, Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
chipotle slaw

With Fathers Day weekend around the bend, I thought it would be a great idea to prepare side dishes that would accompany any great grilling or BBQ festivities.  I love cabbage, I can eat it raw, cooked, in soup, or off the cutting board as I chop it all up. …

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nixtamal ( corn masa )

by: fabiola in: Breakfast, Brunch, Bread
nixtamal

Call me crazy, which you are welcome to do, but I really enjoyed teaching myself how to make this from scratch and not from pre made masa.  I am not knocking the other way by any means.  I just found it rewarding to  know how corn tortillas are really made. …

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food philosophy

by: fabiola in: Travel and Stories
Citrus Olive Oil Mango Cake

I just got a text from my oldest brother, Charlie aka Carlos, wanting to know  if my blog will be based on organic foods, healthy food, or what?  So I thought it would be a good idea to let you know my food philosophy.

First off I like to mention I …

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cool thermometer gadget

by: fabiola in: Travel and Stories
thermometer

This is a restaurant grade thermometer I use in my kitchen almost everyday.  It is super accurate, easy to use and versatile.  Pick one up, or one just like it, at any kitchen store.  You will not regret it.  For instance if you want to the know the temperature of you cast iron griddle, for tortilla making, use the …

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turkey burger with bacon

by: fabiola in: Entrees
turkey burger with bacon

I love turkey burgers.  Sometimes I just want a different kind of a burger.  I go with garden burgers, lamb, buffalo, ostrich, salmon, really any kind.  But when it comes to turkey, I feel it needs a bit of a boost sometimes, if you know what I mean.  It needs …

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corn tortillas

by: fabiola in: Breakfast, Brunch, Bread
handmade corn tortillas

 I have been determined to make homemade tortillas, and finally got around to it.  It is much easier than you may think. Although I did it the from the beginning, no pre made masa flour in this recipe.  But you are welcome to go to your local …

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more on me

by: fabiola in: Travel and Stories
otto and me

My older brother Rob, and I rockin the Big Wheels, and big hair.

My best friends doggie, Otto, and I. He is my doggie boyfriend. Brian doesn’t mind.

Check out your local CSA programs in your area too.  It helps out the local community you may not even know exists. GOOGLE IT!

www.csa-international.org

http://www.localharvest.org

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