As you might recall from my first post of 2013, a year ago yesterday we planed to drive the 132 miles or 212 Km from our ranch to the city of San Antonio to celebrate our anniversary with a fancy dinner at ‘nao‘ a CIA restaurant. Ever since tasting the culinary offering of our favorite restaurant, […]Read more "Loud, Louder, Loudest plus Tasty Fun"
A friend of mine has been incarcerated in the hospital for far too long, even over Christmas, scaring the bejesus out of her family and friends. We just got the good news that she’ll be back home by Sunday. To celebrate this auspicious occasion, I cooked tonight’s TexMex dinner in her honor. The main ingredients in […]Read more "Marcella’s Tomatillo & Poblano Pepper Pan"
Our Costa Rican hometown of Atenas is, in contrast to that other, slightly older Atenas, a slow-paced small town nestled into the hills rimming the Valle Central. This central valley stretches like an oversized comma from the Golfo de Nicoya in the Pacific ocean to our capital city of San José. The new central valley […]Read more "Art Fair at ‘El Rincón de Nana’ Atenas, Costa Rica"
I love rabbit food. Mixed salads, including, but not limited to, radicchio, arugula, frissé, romaine, baby spinach or Belgian endive, that’s my passion. Thus I’m a decided latecomer to the healthy green leafy goodness gracious healthy antioxidant scene of kale or Swiss chard or mustard green. I guess, I’m just not a Southern gal! But […]Read more "Kale for Mike"
Well, it’s been almost a month since I’ve talked with you. It was a very busy month for us, as our back-and-forth transitions from Costa Rica to the US, or elsewhere for that matter, are bound to be. We can’t just grab a favorite pair of flip-flops and jump on a plane, because we have […]Read more "Bonfire of Necessity"