Nun’s Sighs

Nun’s Sighs Recipe

Suspiros de Monja Nun’s Sighs (Suspiros de Monja) are a typical Spanish pastry that is golden and crispy on the outside and rich and creamy on the inside.  A thick … Continued

Buttermilk Pie

Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pie Recipe

Buttermilk pie is a favorite Thanksgiving dessert staple in Texas.  This is a delicious, old-fashioned Buttermilk Pie using basic ingredients from the pantry.  Most famllys consider this pie their favorite … Continued

Omelet with Buttermilk

Omelet with Buttermilk, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Fresh Salsa Recipe

Omelet with Buttermilk, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Fresh Salsa Recipe is great served with an array of seasonal fresh, colorful fruits.  Omelets are so easy to make and can be served … Continued

Oven Baked Squash

Oven Baked Squash Recipe – Calabaza al Horno

I like this Oven Baked Squash recipe because it incorporates several of my favorite foods, squash, corn, onions and cheese.  It is also a dish that many kids will eat … Continued

Pedernales River Chili

Pedernales River Chili Recipe

  Chili concocted outside of Texas is usually a weak, apologetic imitation of the real thing. One of the first things I do when I get home to Texas is … Continued

Flour Tortilla

Perfect Flour Tortilla Recipe – Torillas de Harina

How to Make Perfect Flour Tortillas By Cynthia Detterick-Pineda of Andrews, TX   Making homemade flour tortillas really does not take much time.  In fact, they probably don’t take much … Continued

Pinon Cakes - Pine Nut Cakes

Pinon Cakes – Pine Nut Cakes Recipe

The simplicity of Pinon Cakes or Pine Nut Cakes allows certain base flavors to shine.  Pinion, however, is a delicate flavor that can be overpowered by many other foods, so they … Continued

Pork Adobo Tacos

Pork Adobo Tacos Recipe

Slow Cooker Method Pork Adobo Tacos are a wonderful and delicious version of tacos that uses lean pork tenderloin and dried Ancho chile peppers. The peppers offer a lovely richness … Continued

Pork Carnitas

Pork Carnitas Recipe

There are probably as many different pork carnitas recipes as there are chili con carne recipe. In Mexico, carnitas are a popular snack. The pork is often used as a … Continued

Pork Chile Verde Recipe

  My son-in-law’s friend, Jesse Amezcua, brought this wonderful Mexican Pork Chile Verde to a potluck gathering and the whole crowd fell in love with this dish. A quote from … Continued

Pork Loin with Roasted Avocado-Pepper Salsa Recipe

Brined Pork Loin with Roasted Avocado-Pepper Salsa Recipe is about as good has pork can get.  Brined pork loin is so easy to do and the results are superior! Brining … Continued

Pork Stew with Green Chiles Recipe

This southwest Pork Stew with Green Chiles is perfect to make and serve on a lazy Sunday for your family.  So easy to make and so delicious! This delicious and … Continued

Prickly Pear Margarita

Prickly Pear Margarita Recipe

One of the newer food fads is the tasty Prickly Pear Margarita served by trendy restaurants across the Southwest. The margarita was invented to act as a coping mechanism that … Continued

Prosciutto De Parma Quesadillas Recipe

Prosciutto de Parma Quesadillas make a great lunch or dinner entree – plus these could be served as an appetizer.  A quesadilla is a tortilla, usually a corn tortilla but … Continued

Quesadillas Recipe

Quesadillas Recipe – Sincronizadas

Mexican Sincronizadas The quesadillas found in the United Stated are actually sincronizadas, and not actual quesadillas.  They are very similar, but Sincronizadas are made from wheat flour tortillas layered and filled … Continued