Potato Bake

This potato bake recipe is now my family’s favorite. It’s great for brunch on Sundays. Ingredients 1 bag frozen fried potatoes ( store bought) 1 cup of milk Deli Ham or deli turkey or pre cooked sausage or deli sausage Mozzarella cheese Parmesan cheese Onion ( white or yellow onion, diced) Sweet peppers 1 Tablespoon…

Fried Eggs and What My Mom Used to Say..

Growing up, our Mom used to say: “That girl doesn’t even know how to fry an egg.” That is actually a popular expression in Colombia to refer to novice home cooks. So as I grew up I often wondered, what is it about fried eggs? As I met unwanted challenges in the kitchen, I remember intentionally “not” making fried eggs; I would…

Tortilla, a Spanish Word with Two Meanings

  My Mexican friends and those from Spain may both speak Spanish, but they don’t mean the same when they say “Tortilla.” 🙂 In Spain ‘tortilla’ is a mix of beaten eggs and anyone of the following: Veggies, cold cuts, beef, chicken or even fish. You may think ‘omelet’ but Spain is very particular about…

Ham with Eggs

Yes. “Ham with Eggs”, not eggs with ham. The star ingredient is the ham. This easy recipe is perfect for cold winter mornings (and all other seasons too.) It’s perfect for one or for a family crowd. Simple,  balanced in flavor, inviting, calling out: “HOME!” (Hint: This recipe works best using non-stick pans.) 1. Add…