Monthly Archives: February 2019

Arroz Con Pollo

Rice with chicken. This is my quick and dirty recipe that doesn’t require much thought or time. 1 c. Sofrito, coarse (see recipe) 3 c. rice, cooked (see recipe) 1 carrot, sliced 1 chicken breast, large, boneless, small cubes 1/4 … Continue reading

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Arroz Con Machaca

Machaca is dried and shredded beef. If you have a hispanic market nearby, give them a shout to see if they carry it, or can order it for you. If that’s not an option, ask your local butcher. If you … Continue reading

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White Rice

A basic white rice is 1 part of rice to 2 parts of water. Water is brought to a boil, a tablespoon of oil and rice are added and then boiled for 4 minutes, then the pot is covered and … Continue reading

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Easy Sofrito

A sofrito is similar to a mirepoix and is used to create a flavor base for many dishes. Sofrito’s can be of Spanish, Italian, Portugese, Latin American, and other cultural cooking. The following is a quick and easy sofrito you … Continue reading

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17 February, 2019

I couldn’t wait. I downloaded the VBike México app to my phone (http://www.vbike.mx/) and signed up for the one year option. $499 pesos, or roughly $20 usd. This gives you unlimited use of the bike system. On my last visit … Continue reading

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13 February, 2019

Today’s walk encompassed a big part of the Malecon! Everyone says the Malecon is 13 miles long, it didn’t seem like it! I needed to go to my bank to get cash for a new computer and some moola to … Continue reading

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12 February, 2019

Yesterday was a nice, but short trip to La Isla de la Piedra (Stone Island). I was a little late getting started, so I didn’t get over there until 10:15 am. Gave up on having a walk and just made … Continue reading

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9 February, 2019

My laptop is having an issue with it’s cooling fan, so I’m a little behind with updates … Activities this week include my trip to the local office of Instituto Nacional de Migración here in Mazatlán. I’ll be making a … Continue reading

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9 February, 2019

The week is coming to a close – lots of happenings in a short time! I arrived home Monday evening after way too much fun with planes and weather. I always schedule my airport shuttle to come pick me up … Continue reading

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