Enchiladas Suizas (Swiss Enchiladas) {and a Giveaway!}

Enchiladas Suizas

Like most everyone I know who grew up in San Diego, Mexican food runs thick in my veins. Parts of Mexico feel like home to me as much as parts of California do, and when I recall childhood food memories, it’s south-of-the-border meals that come to mind. Family takeout sometimes meant a trip to Tijuana and back. My dad would take… 

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Dark Chocolate Matzo Brittle

Dark Chocolate Matzo Brittle

Last month, I went to a friend’s fundraising dinner that involved eating chili and Fritos for a worthy cause. As charitable donations go, it was pretty great–eating well and doing good at the same time. It was impressive to see that a few simple (or not-so-simple, if you know this hostess) pots of chili could… 

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Chocolate Chunk Muffins

Chocolate Chunk Muffins

When pastry chef/restaurateur/baker extraordinaire (we could go on and on) Zoe Nathan published the Huckleberry cookbook this fall, we know we weren’t the only ones hanging on her every recipe. Nathan and her husband, Josh Loeb, have something of a restaurant empire in Los Angeles, with Santa Monica’s Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe the sugar-crusted jewel… 

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