Nacho Dinner

Back in the 90s when I was a teenager, hot nachos with some kind of yellow queso ladled over the top were a very cool snack at malls, fairs, football games, and late night. (Or perhaps they still are and I just don’t get out much?) To be honest I was never a huge fan … Continue reading Nacho Dinner

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Tortillas

A couple years ago, I picked up a cast iron tortilla press at a Latin American grocery store in Chicago. Since then, I’ve enjoyed pulling it out on rainy days or when we’re looking for a fun activity that has the added bonus of taking care of dinner. All you do is buy a package of prepared … Continue reading Tortillas

Sopa de Pasta

There is a category of home cooking that rarely makes its appearance in restaurants. They are the recipes that are made by grandmas everywhere and uniformly loved, but that no one would think to put on a menu. I suspect that this soup is that kind of thing in Mexico. It is a recipe I came across … Continue reading Sopa de Pasta