Cinco de Mayo Recipe Extravaganza! Tortillas, Chilaquiles and Margaritas, Oh My!

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A goldmine of Cinco de Mayo recipes, starting with homemade tortilla chips and salsa verde. Combine those into chilaquiles and top off your celebration with an old-school margarita recipe. Better yet, save the chilaquiles until the next day - it makes great hangover food. ¡Olé!

Denver’s Casa Bonita – Family Restaurant or Roadside Attraction?

For Cinco de Mayo, join me on a spontaneous trip to Denver's Casa Bonita, a roadside attraction, restaurant and favorite family place in the Lakewood suburb. See thrilling cliff divers and sopaipillas, too. Fifty-two thousand square feet of fun!

How to Make Your Own Corn Tortillas with Masa Harina

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If you know what masa harina is, you can make homemade corn tortillas from scratch. Although I use a tortilla press, you can roll them out with a rolling pin, too. Be ready for Cinco de Mayo with this easy recipe!

How to Make Flan in a Foreign Country

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You may remember from last week’s blog that I recently started posting some of my photos for sale on a stock photo site called Alamy. I uploaded a few more this week, so if you’re in the market or know someone who needs photos for brochures, websites, books or other publications, check out my Alamy page. I’ll be adding something most weeks, so check back often. Thanks!

This week I want to tell you about a recent adventure making flan from my friend Carmela’s mother’s recipe. Flan is a delicious custard dessert of Spanish origins. In this case, the recipe comes direct from Mexico. Here are Carmela’s notes from a phone call with her mother: read more