Tamale Day

I'm ashamed to admit I've never made tamales. That changes today. Green chile, cheese, chicken tamales steamed in banana leaves. Recipe coming soon as we taste them.


Weekend Cooking Fun Continued: Black Bean Soup, Collard Greens, and More Bread

Whenever I start making bread I can't stop myself. There's no reason for me to have four loaves of bread in the house. Baking, especially bread, is a meditation. This second batch is organic whole wheat, and I used molasses instead of sugar or honey. The taste difference is amazing. Sweet and nutty with an …