Tag: spicy

Smoky Cashew Dip

Smoky Cashew Dip

It’s been longer than I’d like to admit since I last posted a recipe here. I haven’t stopped cooking. It’s simply that I hadn’t made much until December that I had to write about, and we all know how busy December can be. To motivate […]

Aztec Hot Chocolate Ice Cream

Aztec Hot Chocolate Ice Cream

To get back into ice cream making, I decided to make Aztec Hot Chocolate Ice Cream from The Perfect Scoop. It sounded rich and complex, very chocolate – something I’d love. Did this ice cream live up to my expectations of it? Well, yes and […]

Mexican Hot-Chocolate Cookies

Mexican Hot-Chocolate Cookies

My friend Jill made Mexican Hot-Chocolate Cookies as part of a December cookie bake-off, and they sounded great. I had to try them. The cookies are basically chocolate snickerdoodles with cayenne mixed into the cinnamon sugar that coats the outside. This was a pretty straightforward […]

Mexican Chicken-Hominy Soup

Mexican Chicken-Hominy Soup

I made Mexican Chicken-Hominy Soup for dinner last night. It was pretty easy to make. You can see the specific ingredients at the link above, but the recipe included chicken (which I’d cooked earlier in the week), broth, onion, jalapeno, garlic, and hominy. I garnished […]

250: Spicy Honey-Brushed Chicken Thighs with 251: Quinoa Salad with Peaches

250: Spicy Honey-Brushed Chicken Thighs with 251: Quinoa Salad with Peaches

For dinner one night, I made Spicy Honey-Brushed Chicken Thighs. This was a very simple and fast recipe to make. You make a spice mixture of garlic powder, chili powder, salt, cumin, paprika, and ground red pepper. Coat boneless chicken thighs with it, and broil […]

219: Calabacitas

219: Calabacitas

I tried Calabacitas, another recipe I could make with my zucchini. This was a very simple recipe. I used 4 cups of diced zucchini rather than half zucchini and half summer squash, and one diced poblano. This was very fast and easy to make. We […]

152: Spicy Orange Chicken

152: Spicy Orange Chicken

I was on an Chinese food kick, so I made Spicy Orange Chicken, even though I’d made Asian food earlier in the week. This was easy to make. I made this a while ago, and I’m trying to remember if there was anything notable that […]