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Yogurt Avocado Sauce

Yogurt Avocado Sauce

November 28, 2012 - (0) comments

My supper easy to make yogurt sauce compliments and enhances the flavor of a variety of foods. Use a dollop of this Yogurt Avocado sauce for: chicken or fish Veggie dip  Garnishing Turkey Chili [...]

Turkey Chili with Red Kidney Beans

Turkey Chili with Red Kidney Beans

November 26, 2012 - 1 Comment

Turkey Chili with Red Kidney Beans 1 -2 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium sweet onion, diced 2-3 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 orange, yellow or red bell peppers, diced 1 large carrot, diced 1 pound [...]

Simplifed Cuban Chicken and Rice

Simplifed Cuban Chicken and Rice

October 02, 2012 - 1 Comment

I love Cuban Style Chicken and Rice (aka: Arroz con Pollo). It brings back sweet memories of Abuela (my grandmother) cooking in the afternoon. Her memory lives on forever in my kitchen. I make [...]

Tomato and Avocado Canapes with Manchego Cheese

Tomato and Avocado Canapes with Manchego Cheese

September 29, 2012 - (0) comments

This is a cooking class favorite! Tomato and Avocado Canapes with Manchego Cheese ½   cup  Herbed Balsamic Vinaigrette with Dried Herbs 24  slices Cuban Bread or French Baguette Slices — 1/4″ thick 6   Roma [...]

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

July 08, 2012 - 2 Comments

Quinoa Salad 1 cup Quinoa 2 cups water 1 zucchini 1/2 to 1 cup soy beans 1/2 to 1 cup whole cherry tomatoes 1/4 to 1/2 of 1 orange pepper 1/4 cup fresh flat [...]

Oranges, Mango and Avocado: My latest Appetizing Combination

Oranges, Mango and Avocado: My latest Appetizing Combination

February 12, 2012 - (0) comments

I found myself staring at the fruit bowl on my table contemplating on which fruit I craved.   The voice inside my head, said ALL!  This is when I decided to see how it would taste [...]

Making Churros at Home

Making Churros at Home

December 27, 2011 - (0) comments

We were so happy Santa brought the boys a little piece of Spain into our home.  He sent us our own Churro maker, along with the Churro mix and some Valor Hot Chocolate.  My [...]

Chewy Sugar Cookies

Chewy Sugar Cookies

December 27, 2011 - (0) comments

I was on a mission to make a chewy sugar cookie that was quick and easy. No chilling and rolling out the dough, no cookie cutters. Just mix, drop and bake. After trying several [...]

Chocolate Covered Apple Bites

Chocolate Covered Apple Bites

December 01, 2011 - (0) comments

Here’s a quick and easy dessert that is sure to be a winner with both adults and kids.  These are chocolate covered pieces of apple with crushed pretzels. I haven’t had a chance to [...]

Chunky Tomato Salsa

Chunky Tomato Salsa

November 23, 2011 - (0) comments

This is the standard, and favorite, at the Hakes’ House. Enjoy! Chunky Tomato Salsa 4 lbs vine-ripened red tomatoes (about 5 medium), diced 1/2 medium red onion, diced 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 2 [...]

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