Boston Baked Beans

Boston Baked Beans

We grew up eating Pork and Beans every other week.  I think my mother grew tired of serving it the way it was; opening the can and then serving…

Walnut Bread

Walnut Bread

The first time I tasted walnut bread was in my test kitchen.  I liked it but did not pursue making it.  One day during the quarantine, my aunt Bernadette…

Lengua Estofado

Lengua Estofado (Ox Tongue Stew)

Sunday Lunch at Lola Charing Valdes Gonzales’ always included this very popular dish. Lengua Estofado (Ox Tongue Stew) is usually ‘fiesta’ fare; something special to serve for special occasions.…

Broccoli and Carrot Soup

Broccoli and Carrot Soup

My son Brian asked me to think up of more vegetable recipes. One day I ordered some vegetables from an organic farming cooperative and I was given some broccoli…

Fabulous Homemade Bread

Fabulous Homemade Bread

I learned this bread recipe from my stepdaughter Michelle Leung Hudson.  Michelle brought it to one of our Sunday Family Lunch.  She is very thoughtful and always brings something…