Pico de Gallo

If you buy those flabby, pale, tasteless, imitation pico de gallos in the deli case at the grocery store, it’s time to come to the light! There is absolutely no reason to do this ever again in your life when you can make this vibrant, fresh, flavor-packed version to serve with chips, tacos, quesadillas and…

Peach Jalapeno Martini

This comes from Mark and Tony from way, way, WAYYYYYYYY back! Still a super delicious cocktail. Makes two: 4 oz Peach Vodka 2 oz White Cranberry Juice 1 oz Triple Sec Juice of one lime 1 Tsp. Sugar Add ice to shaker and two slices of Jalapeno (take out the seeds).  Muddle the ice and Jalapeno a bit – not too…

Charred Shishito Peppers with Avocado Crema

I know there are food fads that come and go, but honestly, these are staying in my repetoire. Forever. I love these shishito peppers — they are seldom spicy hot — maybe 1 in 12? But truthfully, I’ve had them 3 or 4 times just in the past month, and not a single one was…