Every once in a while, you need the comfort of a great deli sandwich. Not any of the national fast food sandwich chain fare for me. A real Kosher deli big bite. Shapiro’s Deli located at 808 S. Meridian… Read More
Simple Chicken Curry - There's nothing easier, with a palette changing array of spices. This is served with rice or rice noodles, and an array of sauteed vegetables. Put this in your recipe box for something different, quick, and satisfying.
Everything I know about Mexican cooking, I learned from my ex-mother-in-law: homemade flour tortillas, salsa, Mexican rice, enchiladas, tostadas, guacamole - a real fiesta! She was a patient teacher, and I was a willing student.
Growing up, our family was incredibly spoiled at Christmas time. My mother, Shirley, and my paternal grandmother, Grandma Szewczyk, excelled at baking. Because Grandma Szewczyk lived directly across an alley from us, we were doubly blessed. My mom’s walnut roll… Read More
Yes, we still have turkey. Uh oh – hope I didn’t make you roll your eyes . . . Yes, another turkey recipe: Turkey Enchiladas in Mole. Never had mole? Boy, are you in for a treat!! I’m crazy… Read More
My Polish grandmother made this traditional bread throughout the year. We lived directly across an alley from her house, so Grandma was always bringing over freshly baked goodies. Chalka was one of our very favorites. It’s fabulous warm out… Read More
My family loves salsa. If we’re eating Mexican food, eggs, or just eating chips and salsa, we enjoy each fiery, garlicky bite. My first experience many years ago with salsa was prepared by my ex-mother-in-law. We were in Colorado Springs… Read More
The only Mexican food I knew growing up were the tacos my mother made, and they were awesome. Hers is one of those recipes the taste of which I have never been able to accurately recreate, and I helped her… Read More