Monday, April 29, 2013

Rethink Your Chile Relleno!

On our recent trip to Mexico our friend, Bill Pecha, made a wonderful Oaxacan chicken dish with tomatoes, olives, raisins and almonds. The flavor was outstanding! It reminded me of a Moroccan tagine, layers of sweet and savory within a rich, creamy sauce. Vince and I loved it.I should say that the reason we went…  (Read more…)

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Double the Pleasure. Double the Fun. Spearmint vs. Peppermint

Okay, so I totally ripped off the tag line from a famous mint chewing gum – well, sort of. I changed it a smidge because it’s trademarked but, it seemed like a fitting tag line to use when discussing peppermint vs. spearmint. So, what’s the difference? Well, here’s a little overview. Peppermint is a hybrid…  (Read more…)