Homemade boysenberry pie recipe with fresh off-the-vine boysenberries, a cross between blackberries, loganberries, and raspberries.
Simple sauteed zucchini recipe with onion, garlic, fresh tarragon, basil, and Gruyere Swiss cheese.
Flourless chocolate cake spiced up with a bit of chipotle powder and cinnamon, a little like Mexican hot chocolate. Great kick at the finish.
Spicy ground pork with mango, almonds, and cilantro. Served over rice. Ground pork picadillo recipe.
Molded strawberry rhubarb dessert terrine, with fresh strawberries, rhubarb, lemon juice, and orange zest.
Louisiana style chili beans with ground beef and pinto beans, served over rice.
Rich and fudgy chocolate brownies flavored with vanilla and Kahlúa liqueur.
Fresh salmon, marinated in teriyaki sauce and grilled on skewers with pineapple and green onions.
Grilled chicken pieces, marinated first, then glazed with a simple fresh mint and honey glaze.
Easy to make frozen yogurt recipe with fresh fresh strawberries. Lighter than ice cream but still creamy, and packed with strawberry flavor.
Skinless, boneless, chicken breasts marinated in yogurt with garlic, paprika, and cumin, then grilled.
Hot dog frankfurters cooked with sauerkraut in a onion, paprika, sour cream sauce.
Fresh fava bean dip with green garlic, lemon zest, olive oil, and goat cheese. Great served with jicama or cucumber slices.
Tried and true cooking advice from Elise's mom, a master home cook who managed to raise 6 kids on wholesome scratch cooking.
Mango and chicken are a power combo. This mango chicken curry recipe uses boneless, skinless breasts or thighs, mango, onion, ginger, garlic, curry, cumin, raisins, and coconut milk.
Molded gelatin salad with rhubarb and cucumber, and infused with rosemary. Delightfully refreshing.
Delicious cold soba noodle salad made with buckwheat soba noodles, mango, red bell pepper, garlic, basil, mint, peanuts, lime and sesame oil.
Crunchy, refreshing jicama salad with julienned jicama, bell peppers, red onion, cucumber, orange, and lime juice. Perfect accompaniment to Mexican food dishes.
Quick and easy roasted asparagus recipe, with thick asparagus spears, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and a little lemon juice.
Poblano chiles, stuffed with cotija cheese and chorizo sausage, baked in an egg and cheese casserole with tomato sauce.
Peppery mustard greens simply sauteed with onions, garlic, and olive oil and a dash of sesame oil to finish.
Positively scrumptious lemon tart with lemon curd, candied lemon peel, and an almond-hinted shortbread crust.
Fried chicken served with a mushroom cream sauce. Easy to make, filling, and delicious.
How do you cut and prepare prickly pear cactus? Carefully. Here's a step-by-step guide with photos and recipe suggestions.
Classic, creamy rice pudding recipe. Boiled rice with milk, cream, egg, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, and raisins.
My mother's excellent recipe for Mexican chorizo (spicy sausage) with scrambled eggs.