Lunch at Chez Panisse, the food was simple, unpretentious, and well executed, oh, and did I mention delicious.
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Lunch at Chez Panisse

Waking up at 3:30 am was not what I had in mind for the start of our vacation, but if we wanted to make our reservation for lunch at Chez Panisse, we had to. Chez Panisse is a restaurant in Berkeley, CA. It was founded by Alice Waters in…
Mushroom fajitas

Mushroom Fajitas

3/12/12:   We're going on a date tomorrow!! A real date. We will be joining the ranks of civilized people who eat without having to wrangle a 2 yr old while trying to enjoy a decent meal. We haven't had a real date in months. The last…
This whole wheat honey bread is hearty and soft with a touch of sweet. Perfect for sandwiches ,toast, and anything else you can think of.

Whole Wheat Honey Bread

I've always been deeply suspicious of vegetarians and vegans. In restaurants they're a pain in the butt, with all their special requests and demands. I have tried to be empathetic, but really, who willingly gives up all kind of animal product?…
We are missing Ciudad Acuña so much now that we are back in OC, Here is a list of places you have to visit if you happen to be there.
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Missing Ciudad Acuña

I've been back in Cali for a couple of days now, we're back on our old schedule and getting on with our everyday lives. Yet, something happens every time I come back from a trip home,(Ciudad Acuña) my heart starts to ache. It aches for my family,…
Three Kings Day or Dia de Reyes in Mexico means that children receive gifts from the Reyes Magos (Magi) instead of Santa.

Three Kings Day (Dia de Reyes)

Today is the last day of Christmas. Also known as the feast of the Epiphany, Three Kings Day or Dia de Reyes. In Mexico, as I had mentioned before, this means that children receive gifts from the Reyes Magos (Magi) instead of Santa. Traditionally…

The Beauty of Mexico

I can't seem to find the right words or pictures to share. I want to show you the beauty of Mexico, but I'm not talking about the beautiful Mexican resorts, beach or even the natural resources of Oaxaca. I'm talking about the raw beauty of…
Mexican Christmas traditions are rich, varied, and full of symbolisms. They are passed on from generation to generation.

Mexican Christmas Traditions

One of the greatest things about Christmas is tradition, making new ones and reliving old ones. Traditions are a simple way of transmitting our values and our culture, making us part of history, thus becoming the glue between the past and…
The best sangrita recipe is spicy, sweet, and savory. It is the best chaser to any tequila. A vegan recipe.
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The Best Sangrita Recipe

I love tequila!! I really do, and I hate the negative reputation is has in this country. I've been drinking tequila since I was 15 yrs old, with adult supervision of course. My parents decided it was best to teach me how to drink tequila properly,…