Spicy Elotes

Our friend Amanda texted yesterday and asked if we had a good street corn recipe. We've never made it before, but I remembered seeing a recipe in one of our cookbooks. I broke it out for her, but realized that we had all the needed ingredients on hand ourselves (key since we're still trying to... Continue Reading →

Chunky Pineapple Tomatillo Salsa

During our years living in Columbia, we loved going to the Soda City Market on Main Street in downtown Columbia. Now that we live in Richmond, we've turned to the South of the James market for our Saturday morning perusing. For better or for worse, Soda City Market isn't exactly a farmers market in our... Continue Reading →

Homemade Margaritas (Two Recipes!)

Happy Cinco de Mayo! 🇲🇽🇲🇽 As a general rule, Americans aren't usually celebrating the correct thing when we get excited about Cinco de Mayo. Rumor has it that most Americans think this day is Mexico's Independence Day, which it is not. Instead Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican victory over France at the Battle of... Continue Reading →

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

I don't know if you noticed, but we haven't shared too many posts this month so far (although our Sultan Selim Kofte was amazing & you should check it out!). A two-fold problem - we attempted a few recipes that we thought would be "blog-worthy," that just didn't turn out well, so we definitely couldn't... Continue Reading →

Sopa de Fideo (Almost)

As is my usual plan, when I'm uninspired and looking for something to make, I turn to a) the internet and b) a random cuisine from around the world. Is it because I'm American and have always eaten "American" food, that I think it's the least interesting cuisine out there? Or is it because legitimate... Continue Reading →

Esquites Americano

Have you heard of elote, the beloved Mexican street food? Mexican street vendors sell you a char-grilled cob of corn, slathered with crema or mayonnaise or sour cream, cilantro, chili powder, cheese, lime juice, and maybe a few other ingredients. People rave about it! I've never had it, mostly because I haven't spent much time... Continue Reading →

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