Vegetarian Buckwheat and Black Bean Chili

I didn’t realize until traveling to Europe and Morocco, how underutilized whole grains, or cereals as the Europeans call them, are in the diets of Americans. Or the hubby’s and my diet. Barley, millet, rye, buckwheat, farro, whole wheat couscous, whole corn, quinoa, sorghum, whole oats, rice and bulgar wheat are all whole grains. The…

Grilled Chicken with Chili Lime Cilantro Marinade

Wow, I am excited. We are one month from leaving on our trip and our car is up for sale. The timing is drawing close fast and I am working on getting the details finished up before we go. I am excited because I am back sharing recipes with you. I will admit to missing…

Chicken Tamales

Trying to write this posting today seemed hard. Writer’s block is really kicking in and I’m just not coming up with anything interesting to say or write so this one will be short, sweet and simple. We love tamales in our home. There’s just something about the sweet corn masa pared with pork or some…

Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and while I don’t buy into the commercial day for love, it’s still a great excuse to make up something special for the lover in your life. Any excuse that involves having a special moment with your special someone is a good enough excuse for me. And especially…

Potato and Corn Chowder

Time to get back caught up on the yummies that I’ve created to share with you now that the nasty bout of flu is over. I’m just glad it hit early enough that I’ll be¬†happy and healthy for the Christmas holidays and traveling. I’m also glad that we are finally getting to temperatures back above…