Thai Pork Burritos

Thai Pork Burritos is a gleefully inauthentic weeknight meal with vaguely Asian styling.   They aren’t fancy enough to call fusion food, and would be unrecognizable in Thailand or Mexico.   They are, however, delicious and easy.  They have been a staple at our dinner table for nearly two decades, and were my son’s all-time favorite meal……

Instant Pot Chicken and Black Bean Soup (California, 2006, adapted)

Instant Pot Chicken and Black Bean Soup is a simply prepared soup with Mexican sensibilities suitable for a cool weeknight.  The recipe is one of many lovely soups in a 2006 cookbook from the Mother Teresa Maternity Home in Placerville, California.  The home serves as a women’s shelter with a special emphasis on housing women……

Chicken with Tabasco and Indian Spices (adapted from Just One Pot, 2007)

Chicken with Tabasco and Indian Spices is a recipe that captures the whimsy of the Just One Pot  cookbook.  The version in the original is called Chicken with Mushrooms, Tomatoes, and Olives but the clickbait marketer in my soul just didn’t think that captured the scattershot spirit of the ingredient list.   The key seasonings are……