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A most enriching working vacation and a wedding!

A most enriching working vacation and a wedding!

  Why am I working on vacation? Because I can’t help it! Every time I go to my home country, Mexico, I am filled with so much pride in our impressive history, the magnificent scenery  and beauty of the land…

Zarela: A Culinary Life Presented at UTEP

Zarela: A Culinary Life Presented at UTEP

One of the things I most enjoy is public speaking.  I love to do seminars on subjects such as the Corn Kitchen, Salsas, or Chocolate, with recipes, slide projections, and tastings. I’ve done presentations at IACP Conferences on many subjects…

Pig Island 2013- a success! Everyone pigged out.

Pig Island 2013- a success! Everyone pigged out.

                                                                                                                                                                 One happy me and one stuffed pig Lame intro I know but how can I resist it?  But Pig Island 2013 was a huge success and everyone loved my Isthmian-style stuffed 200-pound pork that I served.  It was quite…

Reading from Food from my Heart

Reading from Food from my Heart

        This text was taken from several parts in Food from my Heart  that I had reprinted by amazon and a kindle edition will soon be ready.   Before I knew better I used to open this…

Carmela’s House

Carmela’s House

  We walked into Carmela’s house in Casas Grandes and stepped back into the time of my youth.  Her radiant smile welcomed us, she was dressed to the nines in a turquoise Mexican  flowing outfit that she favors these days…

Concordia Cemetery Retablo by Victoria Munro

Concordia Cemetery Retablo by Victoria Munro

    Victoria Munro was born in Wellington, New Zealand in 1975. She has spent the last thirteen years working between Auckland, New Zealand and New York, USA. During this time she has exhibited her photographic and sculptural works internationally…

El Moco – by Rene Maynez

El Moco – by Rene Maynez

Rene Maynez  is a multimedia artist from the El Paso, Texas/Juarez Chihuahua area with a wicked sense of humor. His photoshopped photograph collages are amazing www.renemaynez.com and vary from kitschy  to ethereal.  He did this partly as a joke and…

Julio Granados – Retablo to Miss Saint Rosa de Lima

Julio Granados – Retablo to Miss Saint Rosa de Lima

    The first time I met Peruvian graphic artist, Julio Granados, was when he walked in the door of my house clutching a package wrapped in a brown plaid flannel cloth.  My friend Norberto Bogard of the very informative…

Barbara Kilpatrick

Barbara Kilpatrick

Barbara Kikpatrick is a new friend whose art I just started to discover and am amazed by  her original style.  A shortened version of her bio explains it  better that I ever could.  For further information go to her website…