Main Courses

Chicken and Rice (Arroz con Pollo)

There is something so very wonderful about cooking a whole meal in one pot. I normally reserve these meals for when we have the whole family, or a group of friends over because the whole process is so easy and enjoyable. Instead of stressing in the kitchen, I am sitting on the couch with a… Continue reading Chicken and Rice (Arroz con Pollo)

Soups Stews and Chilis

Southwest Pumpkin Chili

Yesterday was our first snow since being home in Colorado! Whether you are around the TV watching the World Series, trick or treating for Halloween, or just staying in to keep warm from the cold, there is nothing like a hearty chili to fill you up. Chili is the perfect dish for entertaining over a… Continue reading Southwest Pumpkin Chili

Main Courses

Chicken and White Bean Tostadas

I love authentic Mexican food, and let me tell you, it isn't easy to find out here in New England. There have been some glimmers of hope, but overall it's one of the main cuisines missing from my diet and my heart. So lately, I've been resorting to making it from scratch. While I have… Continue reading Chicken and White Bean Tostadas



Of all the appetizers in my normal┬árepertoire, guacamole is my favorite. Well actually, it's my favorite that my sister makes. Everyone has "their things" around the house, and Calli is always in charge of the guac. Like most other things, she likes hers a little on the spicy side, but her recipe is mouth-watering. Creamy… Continue reading Guacamole