Manzanas Enchiladas: Chile & Tamarind Spiced Apples

Last Saturday we ran into these apples at our local Matamoros Meat Market.  We were there picking up a couple of fajita, chicken and chicharron tacos – oh, chicharron tacos are the best, though they don’t really fill me up as fast – and we were just about to pay, […]

Mexi-Style: Do It Yourself Mexican Talavera Pottery

Mexi-Style with Anjelica (@la_anjel) To say that I like Mexican ceramic painted pottery is an understatement.  I love Mexican ceramic pottery!  My only problem is that the coins in my pocket just don’t add up to enough money to buy some of the really nice pieces out there.  Usually when […]

Easy Snacks for the Summer: Mexican Corn – ‘Elote’

Summertime means it’s time to ponerlos las pilas as adults, and parents.  It’s the time of the year when most our kids are sitting at home saying things like I’m hungry!  I’m bored.  Can we go somewhere?   And to which we can only reply nicely so many times.  So […]

Mexi-Style: How to Make Your Own Scarf Necklace

Mexi-Style with Anjelica (@la_anjel) So last week Anjelica showed you how to Revamp a Rebozo.  This week, she’s taking on the scarf necklace – in a how to video that shows you step by step how you can make your very own scarf necklace.  I should mention the video was […]

Mexi-Style: Revamping The Rebozo

Mexi-Style with Anjelica (@la_anjel) I’ve known about rebozos since I can remember.  They have always been a staple of my grandmother’s everyday wear.  I recall, that regardless of the day, or the occasion, she almost always seemed to be wearing one of her rebozos.  They were functional and stylish, I […]

Mexi-Style: Loteria Earrings

Mexi-Style with Anjelica (@la_anjel) Today, I’m very excited to introduce to you all a brand new section on my blog!  I’ve been working on getting Anjelica to agree to it for a very long time, and finally today we can officially spill the beans!  So y’all know Anjelica is super […]

Grilling Fajitas for Relaxation, and for Dinner – DIY

There’s something about grilling over an open flame, en chanclas y chores, that always makes me feel at ease.  Relaxed, as if somehow I’ve tricked my mind into believing the weekend has already arrived and that for the moment, my time is completely mine.  No one else’s!  Pues como, clearly, yesterday was only […]