Tag: chilled

The Wayback Machine: Abuelita Elena's Chilled Zucchini Soup

The Wayback Machine: Abuelita Elena's Chilled Zucchini Soup
For his birthday, I always allow Sparky to choose the meals for the day.  These usually consist of fried foods or cheese-gloppy tacos and other “kid” foods which cause involuntary shudders in nutritionists and parents alike. This year, while lunch was predictable enough: nutella and banana-filled crepes, for dinner, he surprised me by asking for homemade... Read more »

The Food Desert Project: Frozen Pineapple Lassi or Masala Chai

The Food Desert Project: Frozen Pineapple Lassi or Masala Chai
I don’t know about you, but during the summer I am all about frozen drinks. We recently hit 90 degrees in our little corner of the world…and I was NOT happy about it. Somehow, sitting back with something icy and frothy in a pretty glass makes it all better. The challenge with Indian-style drinks in... Read more »