I have three things in my freezer meat, green chile and pecans. My dad has a small pecan orchard and regularly sends me care packages of pecans, it’s usually a large flat rate box just pack with bags of home grown nuts. Having priced pecans in the store, the street value is well over $200. … More Praline Pecans
Besides being known as the city where Bugs Bunny was suppose to make a left, Albuquerque does have one claim to fame, the International Balloon Fiesta. The first week of October, balloonist from all over the world congregate in our fair city for a week of ballooning, partying and whatever else balloon pilots do for … More Balloons & Burritos
Last year I created the Pecan Crusted Chicken Nugget and it has since become one of my signature dishes. It’s chicken with BBQ sauce and it’s fried, what’s not to love about that? They were a HUGE hit at the Disc-It Round Up last year, I ran out of chicken twice! Since it has become one of … More Disc-It Video: Pecan Crusted Chicken Nuggets
I talk a lot of smack about grilling year round but there is one time of year that the weather puts the kybosh on my grilling and this week is perfect example. While the rest of the country was basking in the warmth of the springtime sun, New Mexico was being bombarded with a cold … More The Ocean Called…They Want Their Shrimp Back.
A new season of the Disc-It Cooking Show is underway and your’s truly has contributed a couple of recipes. The St. Patrick’s Day Episode features my uniquely delicious Green Chile Rub and of course the coolest cooker ever, the Disc-It!! As part of my gravity reduction plan I thought it would be fun to come … More Disc-It: Turkey Lettuce Wraps
This weekend I’m going to be shooting some new videos for season 6 of the Disc-It Cooking Show, and I thought this would be a good time to share the a couple of the videos from last year. We shot recipes for Lamb Meat Pops with Jalapeño Mint Sauce and roasted some shrimp in the … More Disc-it Fever!
I have a problem. I have too many dishes that I would like to make and blog about but I just don’t have the time do them all. Now with the freaking time change I’ve got even less daylight to get all my cooking done. Not that I’m scared of the dark, it just makes … More Discada
In today’s tough economy you can’t leave anything to chance. I’m pretty good at my job, but these days I’m not sure that is good enough. Once in a while I like to show off some of my intangible skills, so to ensure my continued employment I decided to cook breakfast burritos for my co-workers. … More How to Keep Your Job During the Great Recession
For most New Mexicans the most anticipated time of the year is not Christmas, it’s the chile harvest. Around mid August chile roasters start appearing in grocery store parking lots in preparation for the arrival of our sacred fruit. Once the harvest arrives the smells of fresh roasted chile permeate the air throughout Albuquerque. Even … More More Green
The 3rd Annual Disc-It Round Up is history. We came, we cooked, we feed the masses and helped raised over $70,000 for the UNM Children’s Miracle Network Fund. I have to say this was one of the best events I’ve ever attended and I’m proud that I got to be part of such worthy cause. … More More Disc-It Round Up