Just home from a week away in Minneapolis to visit family. We had fun swimming at an outdoor pool. Grandpa then Grandma were great sports taking Eagle on a dual innertube down the water slide. We saw my sister’s family and my mom’s sister and her husband over dinner. Grandpa grilled chicken and burgers. The […]Read more
Pipián Sauce, a la Gringa
This sauce is based on pumpkin seed mole, called mole verde, or pipián. The Nahuatl word, molli, is the origin for mole, the Mexican word for this traditional Mixteca sauce. You may have tried mole made of chocolate, almond and chile over chicken in a restaurant. This pipián mole also has rich flavors. Although traditionally […]Read more
Who is the most famous woman in Mexican history?
Happy Women’s History Month! Let’s dig in… In Mexican history one of the most famous women is a Nahua (Aztec) who lived five hundred years ago. She’s a controversial figure because she rose from slavery to wield power as a diplomat negotiating between two great nations. She began life named Malinali when she was born […]Read more