Sick Day Food: Atole de Pinole

Being at home sick means freedom from two things. The wearing of real clothes, and the chewing of food. I simply cannot chew food with a head full of sickness. So I turn to atole de pinole. Pinole consists of lightly toasted dry corn kernels, and ground to a fine powder. Most of the time, this…

How To: Stovetop Lard Popcorn

I’m not on the chef Sean Brock ‘Southern Food is my everything‘ bandwagon, but I do appreciate what the man has to say about lard on a recent episode of The Splendid Table. One thing that’s a lot of fun to do is to flavor that lard during that process with maybe some hard herbs…