Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

How to Make a Mathematical Burrito

By Comic Saenz, Pocho Ñews Service She’s a popular math geek on Youtube with mad origami skillz and she takes a special approach to making a burrito. This article was first published in POCHO ÑEWS SERVICE PNS IS A WHOLLY-FICTITIOUS SUBSIDIARY OF POCHISMO INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION, WHO IS A PERSON ACCORDING TO THE SUPREME

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

How to Make Tamales Norteños

By Melissa Pitts Tamales are the Christmas food. Every year we see them on our Christmas Eve dinner table (or breakfast in my house!) and every year, they bring me the same joy- they just never get...

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...

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Corn Ice Cream With Berry Compote

By Melissa Pitts Yep, another way to use up your corn this summer! This time it’s in a creamy ice cream topped with blueberries and blackberries. The first time I had sweet corn ice cream I thought...

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Esquites: A Quick, Spicy Snack

By Melissa Pitts Yep- another corn recipe! In my effort to use up all the corn I’ve bought on sale (who can beat 5 ears for 2 bucks?!) I’m continuing to find ways to make the grain...

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Pan De Elote, Or, Mexican Corn Bread

By Melissa Pitts and Abigail Garcia Mexican corn bread is very different from your typical American corn bread. It’s a wet mixture that has very little flour and instead of sugar- sweetened condensed milk. As I’ve said...

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

News Taco To Go: Castro, Race, Elote & Babies

Castro’s Campaign Will Inspire A New Generation Of Latino Leaders I’m Tired Of Talking About Race — Aren’t You? Elote Loco Immigrant, Minority Babies, Boosted Number Of U.S. Kids

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

Elote Loco

By Melissa Pitts Tis the season for corn and  grilling! What better way to enjoy it than grilled smothered with mayo, chili and queso fresco— a roadside favorite throughout Mexico? Here’s my recipe for the classic Elote...

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Enchiladas With Huitlacoche Sauce

By Melissa Pitts Before you judge the black, smokey corn smut known as huitlacoche, give it try with these easy and delicious enchiladas! While this is a vegetarian version, you can stuff the tortillas with chicken or...

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Summer Corn Salad With Bell Peppers, Tomatoes

By Aurora Ibarra Although summer is still a month away, beautiful corn cobs are now in every supermarket. So, why not start enjoying summer dishes early? A bite of this salad will instantly transport you to a...

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Tortillas Cause Liver Cancer, And Other Lies

Well, scientists have saved us again! Put down that taco bub — unless you want liver cancer.  A study from the Southside of San Antonio found that people there had higher incidences of liver cancer and attributed...