Monthly Archives: December 2011

Why Mash Potato When You Can Parsnip

Parsnips kind of look like pale carrots. But I think they’re better. Naturally you don’t have to believe my bias, and it’s not like I have it out for carrots. Carrots are cool too, but not as buttery and yummily (nope, not a real word) as the parsnip. As a root vegetable, parsnips are great […]

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Travel By Taste

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Everyone needs friends who like to travel. Everyone. Especially if you’re like me and always have a bad case of wanderlust. It’s hard to believe that I only just got my passport a year or so ago. And a bigger shame that I used it for the first (and only!) time about six months ago. […]

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Beans: The Glamour

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Fideo con frijoles just makes me sound more worldly, eh? Translated it means pasta with beans, but fideo (and frijoles too for that matter) is a staple of Mexican and Spanish soups and stews. And nothing tastes better when baby it’s cold outside than a warm soup with a little kick to it! Fideo is […]

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