Tag Archives: Latin

Basil Poblano Pesto

I received a nice bunch of basil in this week’s vegetable box, and was tempted to make pesto, but wanted to do something different with it. I was really stuck for an interesting idea until shopping today at Whole Foods … Continue reading

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‘Creamy’ Poblano Soup

After a few days of spring-like weather, I woke up this morning to cold (by my Southern standards) weather. When I started making dinner preparations, I was in the mood for something rich, warm and spicy. I had a bunch … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooker Bison Roast

I bought a bison roast at Whole Foods on Sunday, and decided to try cooking it in the crockpot. I was motivated, in part, because I wanted to try making enchiladas and figured that cooking the roast in the crockpot … Continue reading

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Tequila Marinated Bison Flank Steak with Tomatillo Sauce

After several week away from home, I was ready today to spend some time in the kitchen. I’m also fighting a cold, so I found myself craving warm comfort food. Like I often do in the winter, I turn to … Continue reading

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Carnitas with Creamy Poblano Sauce and Avocado Salsa

I’ve been using poblano peppers a lot lately, and wanted to make something that featured them more prominently.  I looked around online and several recipes for creamy poblano sauce caught my eye. I really liked one recipe for pork enchiladas … Continue reading

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Tequila-Lime Shrimp Tacos with Assorted Toppings

Last night I made roasted chicken with tomatillo-poblano sauce again. I wanted to change things up a bit, so I also made mango salsa to go with it. I think both the poblano sauce and the salsa are a little … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken Breast with Tomatillo-Poblano Sauce and Sauteed Chard

I don’t cook with chicken very often – for whatever reason, I always associate it with bland, “eat it only for my health” meals. In fact, when I find a chicken recipe that looks good, I typically substitute pork tenderloin. … Continue reading

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Chicken Stew with Cilantro-Tomatillo Sauce

It’s been a while since I’ve made dinner using an existing recipe that I’ve followed (more or less) as it was written – but that’s what I did tonight, and it turned out great.  My most recent email from Whole … Continue reading

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Black Bean Nachos

Last week when I made a big batch of Vegetarian Black Beans, I had plans to use leftovers in a couple of upcoming meals. I’ve already posted one of those meals (Flank Steak Tacos), and tonight I used them in … Continue reading

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Flank Steak Tacos

Maybe it’s because the weather has been so cold in Atlanta lately (or because I had a fun meal at a Caribbean restaurant in Denver a couple of weeks ago), but I’ve been thinking a lot about warmer climates, and … Continue reading

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