Habana may be famous for its grilled corn and Cubano Sandwich, you can trust me there, but I’ve started to have quite a time exploring the rest of the menu. After a long night and a surprisingly early morning, I set forth in tackling this veggie behemoth. The Torta de Queso Blanco y Aguacate [...]
For my second annual New Year’s Day Feast in the Atlas, I decided to take advantage of several fun recipes from Saveur to set the buffet for my guests. As many of y’all already know, there’s a strong Tex-Mex bent to my culinary style as an eighth generation Texan, so it’s probably not a surprise [...]
Living in an “Eat-Out” city like New York certainly has its benefits: Tons of different cuisine, delivery and take-out at nearly any hour, and we have access to some of the best chefs in the world. But these amenities come at a price, and an occasionally costly one at that.
Well despite my “dollar and a dream,” the lottery has yet to pull through for me and I, like many New Yorkers, try to eat well while on a budget. Born out of these frugal shopping habits, “On the Cheap” is our new section of posts dedicated to different, simple recipes you can make at home at very reasonable prices:
Arguably the most well known food in Tex-Mex cuisine, fajitas are packed with bold flavors built upon the construction of some very basic ingredients. In the following recipe, we’ll contrast the savory/smoky marinated chicken with sweet corn, peppers and onion to serve up traditional tasting fajitas for about $20.
Not only does guacamole make for a delicious topping/condiment or dip, it’s relatively easy to make and you can give your recipe a unique style just by adding some of your favorite ingredients. Guacamole fans like me have probably already tried different, currently fashionable styles that are infused with Mango, Pineapple and other citrus fruits. Where those versions [...]