Poblano Corn Chowder

Poblano Corn Chowder

I’m the only one I know who picks a 95 degree day to make corn chowder.  To my defense; when I bought the corn the other day, I didn’t realize we were going to have a heat wave in Southern California that rivaled mid summer.  But that’s what happened.  Knowing that my house was going to be a pressure cooker didn’t stop me from my task.  I had a recipe in my head and I had to go forward. This delicious soup, (my wife said it was one of the best I’ve ever made) gets a little kick from roasted … Continue reading

Ken’s Kickin’ Posole

Pork and hominy gently stewed in a red sauce

I love Cinco de Mayo.  Any day that gives you an excuse to drink margaritas and gorge on Mexican food is OK in my book.  We’ll have the typical rice, beans, chips and guacamole, salsa and the like; but my favorites are steak tacos and posole.  The steak meat is arrachera, click the link to an easy and wonderful recipe from a gal named SB on allrecipes.com.  Hard to improve on good steak filling, so I’m not.  But I will give you my posole recipe-Ken’s Kickin’ Posole.  It’s part stew and part soup…a stoup!  Yeah, corny I know.  But,  it is … Continue reading