Stories From the Pantry


“Most of us have fond memories of food from our childhood. Whether it was our mom’s homemade lasagna or a memorable chocolate birthday cake, food has a way of transporting us back to the past.”

– Homaro Cantu

Favorite Recipes

Learning to make flour tortillas like Grandma used to make.

We all have memories of a certain dish or meal that remind us of the best moments in our lives. This series chronicles those recipes and how they came to be.


“You learn to cook so that you don’t have to be a slave to recipes. You get what’s in season and you know what to do with it.”

– Julia Child

How to Make It

What began as a gift to my children to teach them how to make their favorite foods has turned into a series of how-to cooking videos and recipes.

A recipe is good, but learning the tricks and techniques is so much better.

“Eating is so intimate. It’s very sensual. When you invite someone to sit at your table and you want to cook for them, you’re inviting a person into your life.”

– Maya Angelou

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