Cheese Danish


February 19th, 2019

Freshly baked Cheese Danish will brighten up anyones day. No store-bought Danish can compare. My easy streamline dough is buttery with a flaky finish. The professional technique is to make the night before. It's not a fussy dough. It will look lumpy and chunky, that's just how it is suppose to look. Top the classic cheese filling with a dollop of your favorite jam before baking for a colorful and delicious pastry.   Folding Pinwheel: Place a pastry square on the work surface and spoon a tablespoon of cheese filling on top of it. Using a pizza cutter , cut...

Black Refried Beans


February 19th, 2019

This black refried beans makes a great addition to any meal. Full of protein and flavor, with nutritional benefits  that strengthen bones, lower blood sugar levels, and aid to healthy digestion. Not only do black refried beans taste good they are good for you, I love that!  They go well with my enchiladas or tamales too! 1 cup of cooked black beans contains approximately: Energy: 114 kilocalories Protein: 7.62 g Fat: 0.46 g Carbohydrate: 20.39 g Fiber: 7.5 g Sugars: 0.28 g Calcium: 23 milligrams (mg) Iron: 1.81 mg Magnesium: 60 mg Phosphorus: 120 mg Potassium: 305 mg Sodium: 1 mg Zinc: 0.96...

Authentic Mexican Enchiladas


February 16th, 2019

Authentic Mexican enchiladas are worth making at home. Frying in oil a good quality corn tortilla makes all the difference with flavor. Then they are filled with seasoned chicken and topped with my favorite Mexican red chili sauce.   Experience an authentic flavor with dried chilies and fresh tomatoes that have been roasted. Enjoy the culinary adventure of Mexico for yourself with this delicious recipe.

Mexican Red Chili Sauce


February 16th, 2019

For a flavorful Mexican red chili sauce that will compliment your enchilada, or tamale this is the one.  Flavor shredded chicken for a delicious chicken salad, add to fajitas and quesadillas. The ideas are endless.

Lemongrass Chicken Rice Noodle Bowl


February 12th, 2019

Lemongrass chicken over a rice noodle the perfect Vietnamese comfort food. A spicy recipe from James Beard Award-winning cookbook author Andrea Nguyen.  Simple layers of fresh vegetables and herbs provide a refreshing crunch. The noodles sop up the flavor; and the homemade Nuoc Cham brings the Vietnamese flavors together for a truly authentic meal. Along with other Asian countries, Vietnam prefer the chopstick for their silverware. Use a Western style soup spoon which pairs nicely when served with this dish. If you can't wheeled a chopstick a fork will do in a pinch.