July 6, 2011

We Found Some Very Versatile Veggies!

Our gardens are starting to produce, and fruits and vegetables at the grocery store are on sale this season. This means we should focus on adding fruits and vegetables to our cooking! All  fruits and vegetables have a certain place in our kitchen, but a few have made the cut as the most useful and adaptable! Keep reading to find out which veggies are on the list!

1. Tomatoes: From pasta sauce to bread, from soup to bruschetta, tomatoes have an important place in all American households. Check out this article on Ten Tomato Techniques to get cooking!

2. Cucumbers: From gyros to sandwiches, from salads, to soup, cucumbers are unexpectedly versatile. Sometimes, I get too comfortable just chopping them up for a salad, when really there are hundreds of cooking options that are extremely refreshing and satisfying! Check out our article on 8 Great Cucumber Concoctions to learn how to use cucumbers in even more unique ways!

3. Avocados: Used commonly in guacamole and other Mexican foods, and as a part of salads and sandwiches, avocados are similarly versatile. Check out our article on 10 Ways to Use Avocados to add some unique entrees to your usual cooking plan!

May 11, 2011

10 Fruit and Vegetable Staples of Mexican Cuisine

There’s corn in most tortillas, tomato in most salsas and avocado in almost every guacamole recipe. Those are just a couple of the popular fruits and veggies of Mexico. Can you guess what the other seven are? Keep reading and we’ll share the secret with you!
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May 3, 2011

Loving (and Hating!) Tequila and Guacamole

Just because I’m not Mexican doesn’t mean I can’t celebrate Cinco de Mayo! This fun-filled holiday is only two days away, and I still don’t know what I’m going to be doing. My gut is telling me to go out for some tequila, but my brain is telling me to stay home and just chow down on some guacamole. I wonder which will win out?

I have a love/hate relationship with both tequila and guacamole. Find out why after the jump!

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March 29, 2011

Eva Longoria Will Release Mexican Cookbook

Eva Longoria, the star of Desperate Housewives, is releasing a new cookbook, titled “Cooking with Love for Family and Friends” on April 5, 2011. I had no idea that Longoria was passionate about food! However, what I do know is that she’s one sharp dresser and a great actress! Find out more about the cookbook after the jump!
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