Category: Appetizers

Esquites | Elote en Vaso

Esquites | Elote en Vaso

Esquites, also known as Elote en Vaso (corn in a cup) are the delicious cousin to elotes. This version is made with spicy Hatch chiles and delicious cotija cheese.  Esquites are a perfect side for a crowd. They are super quick and easy to make, 

Homemade Pico De Gallo

Homemade Pico De Gallo

Homemade Pico De Gallo is the perfect accompaniment for tacos, burritos, enchiladas – you name it! Keep it simple, or add some extra pizazz!  Pico De Gallo translates as “Beak of Rooster”, but don’t worry, this dish is completely vegetarian and vegan! It tastes amazing 

Taco Truck Green Sauce Recipe

Taco Truck Green Sauce Recipe

This Taco Truck Green Sauce Recipe lets you make that delicious sauce available at every taco truck in your own kitchen. And it’s so easy.   What is Taco Truck Green Sauce?   It’s hard to even figure out what this sauce is called. I’ve 

Peach Panzanella Salad

Peach Panzanella Salad

Peach Panzanella Salad is a fun twist on classic Panzanella. It’s a great way to use delicious in-season peaches.    Panzanella is basically a bread salad. Which means I basically love it more than any other salad. It’s usually savory, with tomatoes and onions, and 

Jalapeno Pimento Cheese

Jalapeno Pimento Cheese

Jalapeno pimento cheese is a kicked-up version of a southern classic. Like it even spicier? Add more peppers until it’s perfect for you.     Is there anything more southern than pimento cheese? Cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, and pimentos. Growing up we often had a tub of 

How to Roast Garlic

How to Roast Garlic

How to roast garlic. This super simple recipe yields a creamy caramelized garlic that tastes amazing smeared on bread or tossed with pasta.  This recipe is so simple I hesitate to call it a recipe. However, it has come to my attention that many people 

Oven Dried Tomatoes

Oven Dried Tomatoes

Oven-dried tomatoes taste amazing and are super easy. Drying the tomatoes condenses the flavor and makes them extra delicious.  My garden is producing little tomatoes like crazy, and since I don’t have the wherewithal to eat pounds and pounds of tomatoes a day, I need 

Mini Sweet Peppers Recipe with Lime Crema

Mini Sweet Peppers Recipe with Lime Crema

This mini sweet peppers recipe combines sweet and tangy peppers with savory seasonings and bright lime crema. Mix up the seasonings to add your own twist! I absolutely adore shishito peppers, and I love the way random peppers are super hot. However, I understand that 

How to Cook Shishito Peppers

How to Cook Shishito Peppers

This article will teach you how to cook shishito peppers. Blistered shishito peppers are a quick and easy appetizer. And the best part is, burning them is intended! They go great with so many sauces, I’ve included a recipe for Kewpie mayo 3 ways, but 

Easy Rainbow Summer Rolls

Easy Rainbow Summer Rolls

Delicious and easy rainbow summer rolls are perfect for hot summer months. They are light and fresh, and versatile. Fill them with crisp veggies for a lighter snack, or add tofu for a heartier meal. I love summer rolls for a poolside snack. They are