I know you all have your go-to recipes. You must! There are those days that you need something easy, quick, and something you know will last a few meals, right?
Bread can be bought on just about every street here in Peru. The reality is, the price is rather low for freshly baked bread. If I didn’t enjoy the “making” part of it, I would probably give up making bread altogether. But, I love that you can start with simple ingredients add some elbow grease […]
As a child, I was never a fan of white bread. Now that I am an adult, I like more than just wheat slices. Bread that has depth of flavor and character is amazing. This is certainly one of those kinds of breads!
Neighbors came by to offer a bag of 100 oranges for $3.50. I knew everyone would enjoy eating the oranges, but the ladies offered to make fresh squeezed orange juice for us all. With dull knives they sat and peeled them all as they counted out each and every one. The neighbor had shorted us […]
Perfect parties are hard to come by. For some reason this week I have spent a lot of time thinking about past groups of friends. Mostly I have been thinking how much I miss them. I miss the times of hanging out at different houses, different people – yet all the same. I miss those […]
Guatemalans have a recipe called Platanos al Horno, or Baked Plantains. I had bookmarked the recipe some time ago in the cookbook Extending the Table. The cookbook is such a treasure and I have cooked several recipes from its pages. This particular one was on standby until just the right time. I think now is […]