Paloma Cocktail

The classic Paloma cocktail is made with Fresca grapefruit soda, but I didn’t know that until I visited Mexico earlier this year. Here’s the version I’ve always made, which is really tasty. Ingredients: – A generous shot of silver tequila...

Pasta with Roasted Parsnips and Italian Sausage

Italian sausage + roasted parsnips + pasta = OM NOM NOM This one is from Daily Unadventures in Cooking. It’s tasty as written, but I like it best with a few tweaks: Roast the parsnips longer, so they get nice and brown and sticky (it takes me 40 minutes, vs. 25....

Creamy Cucumber Salad with Tajín

This recipe is a mashup of two Mexican dishes: Cucumbers with chili-lime powder Elote (sweet corn) with crema, chili-lime powder, and cotija cheese I was originally going to make the former, but tried adding a dab of crema, and I fell in love. Serves 2....