Hot weather celery salad

Hot weather celery salad

Climate change is the new black. My peppers and tomatoes are happy; the dog is miserable; the boy has the swimming unit in P.E. this month so he is just fine. Hot days deserve cool meals, you know, so here’s a recipe for a celery and jicama salad that promises to take the edge off the heat.

Good eats at Palo Alto’s Reposado

Good eats at Palo Alto’s Reposado

Kid One recently started his First Real Job at a Palo Alto Tech Company, and this was the occasion of meeting him for lunch for the first time. I wanted to choose a place in advance; downtown Palo Alto is chock-full of restaurants and did not want to waste his hour walking around and deciding. Through the magic of Google Maps, I walked around online the night before. Resposado called out to me because we all like Mexican food and I can’t resist queso fundido. I figured it would be fine, maybe even pretty good. I wasn’t counting on it being fabulous.

Mexico Lindo y Que Rico

Mexico Lindo y Que Rico

Bring pesos and a big appetite for the perfect local dinner experience in Loreto, the delicious and atmospheric Mexico Lindo y Que Rico. Go on, read more. There’s photos, too.

Meatless Monday: potato filled tacos

Meatless Monday: potato filled tacos

Luscious, rustic steamed tacos with a potato filling from the kitchen of Señora Elvira and the pen of the renowned Diana Kennedy. Quick, easy, and delicious. Here you go:

Make your own taco seasoning

Make your own taco seasoning

Save the planet and mix up your own taco seasoning with ingredients from your spice rack. Tangy, spicy, and gluten-free as a side bonus! Here’s how.