Tag Archives: guacamole

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Family Meal Plan

Do you share my pain of the rut and stress of feeding your family every night?

guacamole

Naked Guacamole

I’ve recently become a convert to a simple guacamole. After eight years of trying to turn my kids into guac lovers, I finally got it right.

Top Kitchen Tool: Molcajete

The molcajete is gorgeous, versatile, and functional which makes it an A+ tool in my book. Plus, let’s be honest, it’s just fun to say. Try it: Molcajete. Now try it again with your eyes at half mast while channeling your inner Salma Hayek…Molcahetteh.

Cinco de Mayo

Because the Mexican culture is such a huge part of our Santa Barbara community, I don’t even consider “Mexican Food” to be international cuisine. I feel like Mexican food is just our…food. With that in mind, here is a list of Cinco de Mayo fare along with my favorite complementary drinks.

Super Bowl Menu 2011

The Superbowl is upon us! Here at Casa Rice, we are expecting about have about 12-16 guests over to watch the big game. This year, I’ve decided that I actually want to watch the game (truly, a novel idea), so I am serving everything family style and cooking most of it in advance. This is what I am cooking up for this year’s Superbowl Sunday:

Guacamole

I start by chopping all the secondary ingredients first, before slicing open the avocados. This little trick will yield a brighter green dip. Be sure not to over mix, as you want to taste the chunks of avocado.