Frijoles Negros Rotos are also known as Smashed Black Beans. They are not only delicious on their own, but also outstanding as a black bean dip or in quesadillas. And as an added bonus, the Smashed Black Beans are super easy to make.
Antojitos means “little cravings”. It is typically sold as Mexican street food to be eaten as a snack. If you serve Mini Antojitos as an appetizer, be prepared for them to literally fly off the plate. What’s even better – they can be made ahead of time, frozen, and reheated.
What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than with a quick and easy salsa that’s certain to please? This Cinco de Mayo Salsa is absolutely delicious, and can be used in numerous ways.
Pommes Fondantes or Melting Potatoes – the name says it all – is an incredible side dish that’s easy to make and goes with just about anything. I adapted these from Jacques Pépin’s Heart and Soul in the Kitchen.
Poulet à la Crème is a superb dish that’s easy enough to make for week-night dinners, but elegant enough for your special dinner party. It’s easy to make and sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.
Last night for dinner, I made an incredible Chicken Chow Mein dish that generated enough leftovers for a second meal. I had originally planned on making these Egg Rolls last night to go with the Chicken Chow Mein, but was too late getting home from work to do both.
While we were in Paris, we tried the famous French macarons from Ladurée, Pierre Hermé, and even McDonalds. Susan brought some back from Paris, which are long gone. Since then, she has been going through macaron withdrawal symptoms, so she decided to try her hand at making them.
French Sablés, with their characteristic sandy texture and melt in your mouth delicious. They’re easy to make, and will WOW even your most picky eater!