Ecuadorian Cuisine

Like I shared in my post Another Decade of Adventure | First Up: Ecuador, my husband and I ventured through four continents to make it to his sister’s wedding last weekend. Of course it was not without its difficulty…missed, bumped, and delayed flights galore but after 4 days and a total of 41 hours in…

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Chipotle Ranch Shrimp Tacos | Cinco de Mayo

Are you feeling festive for Cinco de Mayo and want a nice dinner to go with your margaritas? Or do you just want a tasty, flavorful, and oh so easy meal for dinner one night this summer? Either way, these shrimp tacos have become a go-to in our house for nights that we want something…

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Garlic Shrimp | Camarones al Ajillo | Ecuadorian Cuisine

Last Christmas, my sister-in-law gave me a cookbook for traditional Ecuadorian cuisine and even better it was in English so I didn’t have to use my husband or Google Translate to explain to me the ingredients and the instructions. My sister-in-law is living in Ecuador where their family lived for a number of years as…

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Fall Ladies Night | November 2013

You are never too old to have a sleep over with your girls and reminisce about all the ones you had during your childhood. It just gets better with age especially when you throw in some wine and lots of appetizers with a side of gossip and laughter and you are all set! This past…

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Sautéed Shrimp with Tomatoes, Onions, and Spinach Over Pasta

My husband calls this my {Signature Dish}! I first made a version of this recipe a few years ago from some cookbook I had. The dish was delicious but seemed a little complicated and every time I made it I’d take the directions loosely and began to craft my own version. What I love about this…

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