Tips and Shortcuts

March Tips and Reflections.

In February we talked about using Chinese Cooking techniques and bringing a yin yan to our leftovers. Well, I’ve been taking my own advice and I have been exploring the Four Flavors of the Chinese...

February Tips and Reflections

Today, when we talked about regional cuisines, we are talking about thousand year old techniques and 500 year old ingredients that go back to the “Colombian Exchange” in the 1500s. That exchange made it possible...

January Reflections & Cooking Tips for 2022.

One important thing about “Customs and Traditions” is that they are constant, they repeat every year and become part of our life, part of what defines our beliefs, our tastes, and our sense of what...

December Cooking Tips

As I mention before on the “About” page I started writing this blog to share with my family and friends the stories and recipes that have brought us the discovery of world stories, the joy...

Spatchock Turkey

Thanksgiving Lessons Learned

As promise, I am sharing here the lessons I learned by having a “Potluck” -“Shortcuts” kind of Thanksgiving. Making the Menu, and knowing who was making what went well. I made a schedule of my...