Reminders of Childhood: Mexican Shredded Chicken

I grew up on a produce farm/nursery as a child.  My parents hired a crew of about 8 to 10 Mexicans to help harvest the produce and work around the farm.  The men worked in the fields while the women watched the kids (including my siblings and I), cleaned the homes and cooked.  I still…

Tips for a Juicy, Yummy Burger

Burgers! We all love them and I often crave them, a feeling that can only be brought on by being bombarded with fast food joints and TV commercials.  Although I’m not so much into the fast food style of hamburgers I do have a weakness for one occasionally. My favorite burger is one that is juicy…

My September Foodie PenPal Experience

I was so excited when I found out about the Foodie PenPal program at The Lean Green Bean.  I’m not sure how anyone could not be excited.  You get to shop and send out goodies to someone else and then receive a mystery box in the mail for yourself. My first Foodie Penpal box comes…

Tacos, Tacos, Tacos! It’s All About Taco Love!

We love tacos in our household.  There’s nothing like the combination of warm tortillas filled with fish, shrimp, meat  and veggies, topped with cheese and sour cream (and I’m not talking about Taco Bell tacos).  I’m perfectly happy that we love tacos so much because not only are they awesome in flavor and you eat…