Because everything tastes better with chile

I’m not even kidding y’all. Literally E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G tastes better with a little chile. If it’s both sweet and spicy, even better. We buy these mango strips smothered in chile powder and tamarindo at the local Farmer’s Market in Houston, which has just about everything for sale. It’s the farmer’s market on Airline […]

Farmer's Market Finds

Farmer’s Market Finds

Growing up in Texas, we’ve always been very fortunate about having access to our culture at literally almost every turn. One of our favorite places to visit has to be the local marqueta. Also known as the local Farmer’s Market. Now, we’re not talking about the pop up farmer’s markets that offer […]

Making old traditions new again

They’re not exactly new, but for us they’ve only recently become a regular source of healthy nutrition for our diet. Juan would say they’re pipirisnais, or not for the people from his rancho, LOL! – believe me, we’ve had those discussions – but I have always insisted it’s the way our ancestors used to […]