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How to Use Tortilla Press in Making Homemade Tortillas

There is no doubt that it is easier to buy corn tortillas rather than make them, but homemade tortillas are 100 times tastier! A tortilla press is helpful if you want the perfect thickness and size, but the ingredients themselves couldn’t be simpler: masa, water and salt. Watch how mi amiga from the Bajio region …

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Low Carb Chicken Burgers (Patties) with Snow Pea Sauté

These low carb chicken burgers paired with a snow pea sauté is as fresh and easy as it gets.  The lemon and parsley give the chicken patties a lot of the high acid zest and the snow peas with peanuts add a wonderful light crunch.   As a bonus, it’s quick, easy and inexpensive! Why …

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Grilled Cheese with Jam Fillings

This taste test compares two versions of a grilled cheese and tomato jam sandwich – one with Velveeta and refined white bread, and one with gouda and robust seeded bread from the bakery. Processed vs Non-processed Cheese There is an ongoing controversy at our house regarding Velveeta. Is it really a cheese or something else? …

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Mexican Rajas con Queso (with low carb version)

Rajas is a Spanish term which literally translates to “strips” or “slices”. But for lovers of Mexican cuisine, rajas con Queso usually refers to roasted poblano chile strips cooked with onions and cream (often sour cream) and white cheese (often jack or asadero cheese).  It can be served as tacos, quesadillas or simply in a …

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