Friday, April 13th, 2012


By Abigail Garcia Just after trying chef Aaron Sanchez’s chipotle chicken on Monday’s event, I couldn’t wait more to start cooking the recipe that Sierra Mist® gave us to prepare it. I am amazed of how EASY it was, and how much flavor the chicken absorbs because of the slow cooking method and the flavors

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Pibil Chicken, Or Chicken In Annatto Seeds Sauce

One of the most amazing gastronomical places in Mexico, is the Yucatan area, which is the birthplace of the delicious “cochinita pibil” (pork in annatto seeds sauce), which I have to say: I love! This is a healthier...

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

By Melissa Pitts One of my favorite things to use during the winter is my slow cooker. I use it to make beans, soups, stews, pretty much anything I can think of. While it gets a bad...

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Tlacoyos, Or Corn Empanadas

By Melissa Pitts Just in time for football season tlacoyos are fun little football shaped fried flattened empanadas filled with beans (and cheese). I had never heard of them until a short while ago and decided to...

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

The Top Songs About Chickens

So you might ask yourself, why we happen to have our weekly list about chicken songs. Well, I recently became enamored of a band called Those Darlins and their song, “The Whole Damn Thing,” about eating a...

Monday, July 18th, 2011


By Melissa Pitts This is classic green and rich Guatemalan dish made from tomatillos, pepitoria,and chicken (although you can use turkey or pork) and can be found on most Guatemalan tables throughout the week. This recipe has...

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Enchiladas Verdes

By Melissa Pitts This recipe actually comes from Abby’s mother, but I made them and have been addicted since. These enchiladas are easy, with a fresh and healthy salsa. You can fill the enchiladas with either meat,...