Limón Tostadas

It is sometimes ironic how many recipes I publish that I actually hated refused to eat as a kid. Lets face it, I was a high maintenance child with a penchant for being picky. I don’t think I actually hated this recipe, but I just didn’t give it a chance. I saw the black beans and cilantro … More Limón Tostadas

Black Bean Baguette

I am sure you have noticed by now that I am horrible at the blogging part, and really only do the food part. My narratives are all about the recipe and usually only have 1 or 2 blog-worthy sentences at most. I just don’t really know what else to talk about. I mean, it is … More Black Bean Baguette

Potato Quesadillas

Have I mentioned yet, that I grew up in Idaho? Well I love potatoes, which was perfect, since I was in the place where the best potatoes are grown. I still love to eat potatoes, especially in new and unique forms, not just boiled or baked or mashed or fried. I saw a recipe for … More Potato Quesadillas

Cheater Salsa

My mom made this one time for girls night, and we put it over baked potatoes with lime-cilantro dressing. It was very simple but incredibly flavorful! It is cheater salsa, because half of it is pre-made from the store, but with the special additions, no one will ever guess! I made it myself and tried … More Cheater Salsa

Abejorro Rice

This is a simple, inexpensive and delicious dinner that we always ate when I was growing up. We just called it Black Beans and Yellow Rice, but I thought it needed a better name (or else we might just start naming our foods with adjectives and nouns… white chicken with yellow lemons…red melon with black … More Abejorro Rice

Soft Tacos

Ingredients: 1 lb. ground beef 1 can corn 1 can black beans 1 package of taco seasoning 1/4 cup onions 1 TBS garlic powder 1 tsp cayenne powder 1 tsp paprika  Flour Tortillas Optional Toppings: Sour Cream Cheddar Cheese Lettuce  Tomatoes Hot Sauce Olives Directions: Cook the onions and ground beef in a frying pan … More Soft Tacos