Creamy Chorizo, Chicken, and Cotija Empanadas

Random cookout evenings with friends are the best way to kick off a weekend, I’m very sure. We got to spend Friday evening in denial of the tornado warning storm coverage all over the news with an evening of fresh mojitos, home-made guacamole and salsa, and grill treats galore. We didn’t actually discuss a theme […]

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Peri-Peri Chicken & Chorizo Roast with Zucchini and Cherry Tomatoes

Peri Peri, pronounced “pee-ree” is billed as a Portuguese spice blend, but its roots are African. The blend gets its potency from African bird’s eye chili, and the name is also from Africa (“peri” means “pepper” in Swahili).  I was given a can of a delightful mix made be Cape Herb & Spice Company from […]

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