Growing up in Cleveland and then Connecticut in the 60s and 70s, I don’t think I’d even SEEN an avocado until I moved to Chicago in the mid 80s. And I had never had guacamole until a party at the Chicago Botanic Garden, where the Mexican-American horticultural staff made it, complete with pits. Once I […]
Here I thought I was being all clever and coming up with a completely unique twist on fried rice using Mexican flavors… but a quick Google search disabused me of that notion. Are there really no new ideas? 🙂 I love this because it comes together quickly, is super delicious, and uses up leftovers in […]
This refreshing winter salad uses fruit vinegar and honey to sweeten the grapefruit. I don’t actually like the tartness of grapefruit, and love this combination. My friend Lisa from The Gonzo Gourmet wrote a beautiful short essay about this salad.