Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls

    I have always been a huge fan of Mexican folk art created for Dia de los Muertos, or The Day of the Dead. This holiday is a celebration of the ancestors, a day for families to gather and clean the grave sites of the departed and to feast. Elaborate altars or ofrendas are […]

Raspberry Dessert Tamales

This year I did something I have wanted to do for years. I made sweet tamales! If you do not live in an area with a large Mexican population, than you probably did not even know sweet tamales even existed. I first made them with my daughter’s Godmother Victoria, who is Mexican-American, a few years […]

Spicy Slow Cooker Short Rib Tacos

  I love tacos.  Not the “Americanized” version with the hard shell, lettuce and cheese. I like a 4 inch corn tortilla filled only with some sort of succulent meat. Usually you’ll find optional condiments like onions, cilantro and salsa to put on top. That is the kind of taco you used to get only […]