Corn Season

Corn season is upon us and there are many great ways to enjoy this fruit. (Garden Geek reminds us that if it has seeds it’s a fruit.) Mexican Corn Each region of Mexico prepares corn slightly differently. Down in Chiapas, street vendors served their roasted ears of corn with a paper packet of some spice blend that included salt and oregano. The paper was quarter sheets of old newspapers. Move to the opposite end of Mexico, to Chihuahua, and the roasted street corn on the cob comes with a wedge […]

Dutch Baby Delight – Part I

You can serve Dutch Babies for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert! Depends on how you make them and serve them. Their very versatility makes this a recipe that is hard to categorize. Fair warning – this will be a two part post – with the basic recipe today. Dutch Babies in the Southwest are “Flat Bread” We start with the the reason I share this with you today – one form of “dutch babies” has a long tradition in the Southwest. Carlos, a well-seasoned ranch hand I met while camping […]

Savor These Two Books

These two books are have links to the Southwest, and both will provide feast for you – one for the eyes and spirit, one for the tummies of you and any kids in your life. If you can find these locally, that would be grand. Sixty-five percent of every dollar spent locally stays in the local economy rather than going to some mega-corp in a galaxy far far away. To find a local bookstore near you use, use the “Indie Bookstore Finder (.org!)” website. Feast Your Eyes For a bit […]