Chiles rellenos

My sister Shannon, who is a relatively recent recruit to the club of vegetarianism, and I have started our own ‘Christmas feast’ tradition. Our family’s feast usually consists of turkey and/or ham, neither of which fit very well into our current culinary repertoire. We’re both fans of international foods, so last year we made an…

Red enchilada sauce

Aaron and I are big sauce aficionados, and we’ve been working in secret (ok, that may be an exaggeration) for several months to perfect our version of a simple yet delicious red enchilada sauce. And do not fear, sauce-lovers: a green enchilada sauce is also in the works. After buying watery canned enchilada sauce from…

Culinary adventures in Austin, TX

Oh, Austin. I used to not be very fond of you, back when I was trapped nearby in my personal hell called ‘Dripping Springs High School.’ However, in my old age I’ve learned to appreciate the place for its unique culture, replete with its colorful hipsters and hippies alike. One of the greatest trends to…