This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VivaLaMorena #CollectiveBias Football season is coming to an end and you know what that means... It's party time! Now I'm going to be honest with you all; I'm not much of a football (or sports) fan, but do you know what I am a big fan of? Commericals, halftime shows (Beyoncé, anyone?), and most importantly, delicious food! If you've ever been to a … [Read more...]
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It was recently my husband Ty's birthday and I wanted to make something with a little Mexican flair since that's his favorite cuisine. I didn't want to just do plain old tacos, and since we were having friends over for light bites, I didn't want anything too heavy either. That's when I decided to get a little creative. I took some corn tortillas, a mason jar, and knife and started to make my own little mini taco shells. The result? These oh so adorable and oh so … [Read more...]
Hummus is one of those really versatile things. You can use it as a dip with veggies, spread it on a sandwich as a condiment, or use it as a way to flavor chicken as it bakes. The thing that I don't like about commercially prepared hummus is the ingredients its made from. The number one ingredient is always chickpeas, which is great! But next comes the oil. Refined oils, such as canola, soybean and vegetable, are made at high temperatures, which oxidizes the oils, … [Read more...]
I don't know about chez toi, but chez moi, chips have no chance of lasting more than one day. Now, I actually don't have much of a problem with plain old tortilla or potato chips, since they are made with just three ingredients, but having them in my house is a problem; the whole bag will get demolished. However, I've discovered a little secret for preventing this: Homemade Oven Baked Tortilla Chips. … [Read more...]
Last week I bought a vegetable I'd never cooked with before: yuca. It's the root of the cassava shrub and is often confused with yucca, which is actually just a decorative plant and not something most people eat. I learned that in its powdered form, yuca is tapioca! Yuca is similar to a white potato and reminded me a lot of plantains with its high-starch content. It even tasted a bit sweet to me. Since I'd never cooked with yuca before, I … [Read more...]