Black Beans Food Processor Recipe

For a long time I had watched multiple TV shows featuring food processor recipes and I was always fascinated by the multitude of recipes and flavor combinations going into it. Well I think it was about time I had mine and yes, this week I got my very first food processor. Yay! As it would…

Travel to Southern Italy with Homemade Limoncello

Making Limoncello at home is an old tradition in Southern Italy. Many homes carry this homemade after-dinner aperitif in the freezer. Yes, the bottle is best kept in the freezer, and the aperitif is served chilled. 🙂 Absolutely irresistible! Our good friend Emilio is from Southern Italy, and has lived in the United States for many years. He finds…

Intimidated by the Thanksgiving Turkey?

Cartoon by Juan A. Horrillo Do you feel intimidated by the thought of cooking Thanksgiving dinner? You are not alone. For many years, cooking was very far from my mind and baking a turkey was the farthest! Cooking techniques and ingredients were foreign concepts. Growing up there was always someone else thinking about cooking. Years went…