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Grilled Corn with Lime, Butter, & Cheese

Corn equals summer. It is certainly nostalgic for me. But when I was younger I usually ate corn that was boiled in a bath of salty water and then rubbed with warm butter and salt. These days I prefer my kernels grilled or charred for that extra depth…either on the grill on toasted over the stove top. This recipe is festive and adds spark for summer entertaining, perfect for the July 4th celebrations!   This can easily be made into a corn... Read More

Mexican Beans on Toast

Happy Cinco de Mayo! There are so many recipes out there for this festive holiday, and most cater to nighttime entertaining. Why not start celebrating Cinco de Mayo in the morning? Beans on toast is typically an English breakfast, but I took that inspiration and made it appropriate for this Mexican holiday. This is similar to a memelita, where beans, avocado, and queso fresco are eaten on top of a hand formed masa (corn) tortilla. I substitute the... Read More

Poblano Stuffed Peppers with Red Quinoa, Black Beans, and Eggs

I love Mexican flavors — especially at brunch. Mexican cuisine offers the perfect balance of sweet, spicy, and savory that makes it an ideal centerpiece for mid-day entertaining. Inspired by Florida farmer’s market finds, the red quinoa and black beans in this recipe add an interesting twists that will keep all of your guests satisfied. Poblano Stuffed Peppers with Red Quinoa, Black Beans, and Eggs Serves two   INGREDIENTS:   2... Read More