Making the Perfect Carne Asada

  Carne asada is a grilled and sliced steak that has been marinated and perhaps seared before being grilled. This is a popular dish in Latin America, especially northern Mexico.     Carne asada is served  both as a main dish or as an ingredient in other dishes—such as tacos and burritos.     The perfect carne asadaContinue reading “Making the Perfect Carne Asada”

Making the Perfect Paprika-Based Barbecue Rib Rub

Ir’s hard to believe that school’s already out…(or at least what was supposed to be school and probably wasn’t because of all this coronavirus crap).     Soon we’ll be cranking up our grills for the 4th of July…assuming that you haven’t already been cranking out great ribs, chicken, and pork chops already.   AndContinue reading “Making the Perfect Paprika-Based Barbecue Rib Rub”

Making the Perfect Elote…(Mexican Street Corn)

Elote is a variation of standard corn on the cob..corn on the cob that’s been kicked up a notch with the perfect amounts of crema sauce, salty cotija cheese, spices—such as chili powder, salt, other seasonings, fresh lime juice and cilantro. Elote…also referred to as Mexican street corn or “crazy corn” is especially popular in MexicoContinue reading “Making the Perfect Elote…(Mexican Street Corn)”

Making the Perfect Baked Potatoes

Baked potatoes are possibly the cheapest meal to cook…and who could ever not think of a big juicy steak without a perfectly cooked baked potato loaded with anything and everything sitting right beside it. The perfect potato has two essential parts—the skin and the inside flesh of the potato. Skin…As far as the skin, youContinue reading “Making the Perfect Baked Potatoes”

Essential Essential Oil Essentials

Way back in March, I had decided to choose one essential oil per month and discover just exactly what this particular oil is, what it’s used for, and so forth. Well, this hasn’t happened… So my goal in these next few posts is to catch up on these oils so that I can hopefully stickContinue reading “Essential Essential Oil Essentials”