Tag Archives | Vegetarian

Andean Bean Stew – Meatless, yet Hearty

I had this Chilean-inspired stew on a cool evening at a little bay-front hotel restaurant in South San Francisco. I was going to wait until the weather cooled to make it at home, but then got impatient, and made it on a 100-degree day. It was still good!


Thai Butternut Squash Soup – Warm Up This Winter

Some people think they do not like butternut squash. That is because they have never had this soup. I have personally converted a few people with this soup. It is perfect for a cold day… which for me, in Southern California, is anything below 60 degrees.


Chilaquiles – The Ultimate Mexican Breakfast

The first time I had chilaquiles was on vacation in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico; they were part of the breakfast buffet every morning. That dish was very basic – tortilla chips cooked in sauce. If you have never had them before, chilaquiles are like breakfast nachos (sounds delicious, right?) and we ┬ápronounce them (Cheel-ay-keel-ays).