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Blanca’s Guacamole for a crowd

Blanca’s Guacamole for a crowd

The is the ultimate chunky guacamole for a party. It’s hard to keep it from disappearing, the chunks of perfectly ripe avocados just sink into your mouth. Last time I made this my friends from Mexico asked for the recipe so here it is…secret ingredient is tabasco…that kick and vinegar hit the spot. Save the […]

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  February 20, 2017   No comments
Papaya Juice

Papaya Juice

Make your own fresh Papaya Juice, it’s not as hard as it sounds. The smooth tropical flavor the papaya juice over ice will keep you sipping. This morning I woke up craving that papaya juice I had everyday in Mexico on my last trip. Figuring out how to cut the fresh papaya was the hardest […]

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  November 21, 2016   No comments
The Lentil that saved my Life and will save yours

The Lentil that saved my Life and will save yours

My journey with the humble lentil began after rowing practice close to 20 years ago. Starving teenager went over to a teammates house, Abuela “grandma in Spanish” Yolanda had made brown mushy pot of lentils with coined hog dogs swimming around in it. To my gringa eyes I didn’t know what to think but my […]

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  October 30, 2016   No comments

Lentils

Lentils are the quickest, easiest beans on the planet to cook. The most filling, satisfying, and humble meal option. Lentils can be eating as a main dish as the center of your meal or as a side dish. follow my recipe below to get it right every time, the simplicity of ingredients and speed of […]

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  October 30, 2016   No comments