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My Culinary Tour to Baja

Todos Santos Cooking Adventures Week November 6-12, 2011 This Baja vacation is perfect for food lovers who prefer that their culinary explorations begin with the people who grow and catch their food. The tour is also designed for those who enjoy nature where the desert meets the ocean, or for anyone who wants to get …

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Cooking “Stone Soup” from Baja

Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico Down here at the tip of the Baja California peninsula, I have stumbled across an pre-Hispanic chile pepper soup that uses river stones as the heat for cooking.  The Chinoteco tribe of Pueblo San Felipe Usila was a fishing based culture, and their fishermen used pear-shaped guajes, or gourd …

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Cabo Here We Come!

My wife Mary Jane and I are joining our friends Bill and Roberta for a week at their house in Cabo San Lucas at the bottom of Baja California.  Of course, I will have a complete report when I return, but before I leave I wanted to give you a preview of what’s to come.  …

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Clams with Chorizo? Absolutely!

Steamed Clams with Chorizo It’s hard to imagine the combination of spicy Mexican chorizo with clams, but this recipe really works!  It takes just 15 minutes (or less) of preparation time and 15 minutes of cooking.  Give it a try to surprise your guests. 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound ground chorizo sausage 3 cloves …