Pork Chili Verde

Growing up in the south bay (the San Francisco Bay Area) we often ate at Mexican restaurants. One of my favorite dishes was, and remains to this day, a hearty green pork chili, called Chili Verde. While there have been many differences in the dish, it is always a green chili pepper of modest heat (Anaheim is milder, and Poblanos make it hotter, but I often use what looks freshest when I shop, even Jalapeños). Continue reading →

A lazy Sunday – Watching classic “The Avengers” episodes

The first actress to play opposite of Patrick McNee in "The Avengers"
The first actress to play opposite of Patrick McNee in “The Avengers”

Pre-Diana Riggs, the actress opposite of Patrick McNee (Steed) was Honor Blackman. This was very rough TV, but it has its charms.  I am working my way through the 1963 season, and making a kick ass green chili.

Perhaps I will break out the DVD’s with Emma Peel who made black leather unbelievably sexy in the 1960′ next.

I have a lot of work to do, and I am dutifully avoiding it.