Chilaquiles with Red Chile Sauce

Two things I love: Breakfast for dinner and Chilaquiles. And they are a perfect match. Chilaquiles are kind of like breakfast nachos—crunchy tortilla chips tossed in a flavorful sauce (usually … Read more

overhead shot of 2 halves of pita bread stuffed iwth eggplant, roasted pepper and fresh basil.

Homemade Pita Bread

Homemade pita bread is surprisingly easy to make. It’s a simple yeast dough left to rise briefly. And it bakes up into deliciously puffy pita pockets. They are perfect for … Read more

Crispy Scallion Pancakes

Scallion pancakes feature in one of my foundational food memories: My little-kid legs sticking to the red vinyl of the restaurant chair, my stomach growling, as I wait eagerly for … Read more

Spicy Corn Cakes

These Spicy Corn Cakes are full of fresh corn, chilies, cilantro, and cheese. They make a great brunch dish and are easy enough to make while camping. That’s my kind … Read more