Feb 25, 2021

Skordalia | Greek Garlic and Potato Dip

This Skordalia is a delicious Greek dip made with raw garlic and riced potatoes. It can be used as a dip, a spread, or a sauce. 

Skordalia with rolls

The first time I tried skordalia was at a lovely Greek restaurant on State Street in Santa Barbara. We were with friends walking around looking for a place for dinner and stumbled upon this restaurant. The waiter brought a basket of bread and this bowl of spread. 

Feb 23, 2021

Migas | Tex-Mex Scrambled Eggs

Migas! A delicious breakfast of eggs, tortilla chips, and salsa. The word roughly means of crumbs. Whatever you have left over gets tossed into the pot. 

Migas, Tex-Mex Scrambled Eggs plated

This Tex-Mex version of migas includes eggs, tortilla chips, tomatoes, jalapeño, onions, red and green bell peppers, cheese, and cilantro. 

Feb 22, 2021

Loaded Breakfast Muffins | #MuffinMonday

These loaded breakfast muffins are the perfect grab-and-go packages of breakfast deliciousness. 

Loaded Breakfast Muffins

I'm super excited about these muffins. I like to make a dozen of them, wrap them and freeze them, and then defrost and reheat them one at a time as needed to have a ready made breakfast for a busy morning. 

Feb 21, 2021

Famous Breakfast Burritos (copycat Lucky Boy)

If you are craving a big traditional breakfast burrito, no matter what time of day it is, this Famous Breakfast Burrito will satisfy your cravings. 

Famous Breakfast Burritos

This breakfast burrito is the perfect antidote for anyone looking for a hangover preventer, cure, or just a hearty meal wrapped up in one big package any time of day. And "big" is the operative word here. 

Limoncello Margarita

This limoncello margarita takes the classic tequila cocktail and gives it an Italian twist.  

Limoncello Margarita on the rocks

I just happened to have some homemade limoncello in the back of the refrigerator, and because Tuesday is National Margarita Day, I thought I'd play around with it to make a margarita. 

Feb 20, 2021

Marble Cake | #TheCakeSliceBakers

If you are craving a slice of cake, be sure to make this easy marble cake, a mixture of chocolate and vanilla cake that doesn't need any frosting. It's so good! 

Marble cake with fork


This marble cake is super moist and stays fresh for several days. It's delicious on its own or topped with whipped cream or ice cream. 

Peruvian Potato Soup (Locro de Papas)

This Peruvian potato soup, or "locro de papas," is a delicious hearty soup made with potatoes, cream cheese, and flavorful spices and peppers. 

Locro de papas in bowls

Traditional Peruvian potato soup is spiced with ground annatto seeds. Annatto seeds are from the achiote tree.