Feliz Domingo de Ramos!

Feliz Domingo de Ramos!

Happy Palm Sunday!

On the next day much people that were come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem,

Took branches of palm trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna: Blessed is the King of Israel that cometh in the name of the Lord.
- John 12:12-13

Super Bowl XLVIII (Seahawks vs Broncos)

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Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Bowl XLVIII

Seahawks vs Broncos

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Merry Christmas!

Feliz Navidad y Prospero Año Nuevo!

Champurrado

Try this for the holidays: Champurrado

champurrado

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups warm water
  • 2  cups milk
  • 1/4 cup masa harina (or 1/3 cup nixtamal)
  • 1 disk Mexican chocolate, chopped
  • 3 piloncillo cones, small, (one ounce each) chopped
  • 1 pinch of anise seed, ground (optional)

Preparation:

In a large pot, whisk masa harina into the warm water until thoroughly combined.  Add milk, chocolate, piloncillo and anise. Bring to a simmer and whisk briskly until chocolate is melted and sugar is dissolved.

Happy Veteran’s Day

Veterans Day

To All Veterans:

Thank you for your service!

Day of the Dead

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Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de los Muertos) is a Mexican holiday. It’s celebrated in Mexico, where it attains the quality of a National Holiday. The celebration takes place on November 1st and 2nd, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints’ Day (November 1) and All Souls’ Day (November 2). Traditions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graves with these as gifts.

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Salsa de Chile Tostado

Mexicanos al Grito de Guerra

Happy Dieciseis de Septiembre

Happy Mexican Independence Day!

Grito de Dolores

Puya Chile Salsa

Puya

The Puya chile is similar to the Guajillo, but smaller and hotter. It is often used more for its fruity flavor, rather than its flesh, which means it is great pureed, mashed or diced, and then made into a sauce. It may be soaked in water to pull out the flavor, and then the water can be used in your dish. The Puya may be used as a pizza topping, or with meat dishes, such as pork, veal, fish and chicken.
Puya Chile Salsa recipe:
Ingredients:
5 dried Puya chiles
3 cups diced tomatoes
1 medium onion, chopped
1 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp. lemon or lime juice
Salt to Taste  Directions
Place chiles in boiling water; blanch 2 to 3 minutes, or until softened. Drain; cool slightly. Discard stems and seeds.
Process all ingredients in food processor or blender until coarsely chopped. This Salsa is great for tacos.

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