Recipes, creative cooking ideas and food photography from the author of the Taste of Tucson and Sprinkles! Cookbooks
Because I’ve been known to eat a Thanksgiving meal that consists almost entirely of mashed potatoes and gravy, I replace the cream and some of the butter in the recipe with an aromatic garlic and chile infused broth that I cook the potatoes in, resulting.
When I asked locals which Tucson centric recipes they would most like to see included in my cookbook quite a few people mentioned arroz con pollo and I’ve always found chicken and rice to be a comforting combo.
I'm fascinated by the idea of roasting an entire head of cauliflower, so when I came across these adorable baby cauliflower at the market the wheels started turning.
Molletes beat avocado toast any day! These open-faced breakfast sandwiches are made by slathering refried beans onto toasted bolillo rolls and then heaping avocado slices, a fried egg, hot sauce, and lots of cheese on top.
Sweet bell peppers stuffed with creamy nacho cheese, avocado, pickled jalapeños, black beans and crunchy tortilla chips.
Recipe for Skillet Stuffing Shakshuka made with leftover stuffing and eggs in a smoky, tomato based sauce.
A pumpkin pie spiced baked oatmeal breakfast casserole infused with bits of actual leftover pumpkin pie.
To help us carbo-load for the long trek through the neighborhood, my mother would prepare her standard pre-trick-or-treat meal of Kraft's boxed spaghetti dinner.
Walnuts are less expensive and easier to find than the traditional pine nuts and I think they taste even better, plus they're loaded with healthy fats.
A healthy recipe for creamy, cheesy, supreme pizza flavored spaghetti squash, for the pizza flavors that you crave in cute single servings.
Not only is this warm, hearty dip vegetarian, it’s also low-carb and gluten free, so you can serve it at a party and not worry about everyone’s dietary needs too much, unless of course they don’t eat cheese, because this recipe is loaded with it.
A healthy burrito bowl recipe with quinoa, black beans and avocado tossed in a Sonoran style Mexican chipotle lime vinaigrette dressing.
Start your day with this Tucson Sonoran style power breakfast.
A cheesy chicken and broccoli casserole featuring my copycat condensed Cream of Chicken Soup recipe.
This super easy salad dressing recipe is especially good on a Greek salad, cucumber salad or Asian Chicken salad and you can make it right in the bottle if you only have a little bit of Sriracha left.
This Thai Cauliflower "Fried Rice" with Coconut recipe is vegetarian yet high in protein and keto friendly.
Sweet and creamy butternut squash hash, hearty wheat berries and protein rich eggs merge into the perfect breakfast bowl.
In Dickens' "A Christmas Carol", Ebenezer Scrooge famously sat down to a bowl of gruel awaiting him, while ghosts sat in its wake.
This Spicy and crunchy Sonoran style chicken salad can be served in lettuce taco wraps, tortas and sandwiches or meal sized salads.