Entries by Sylvia Casares


Frugal Foodie: Enfrijoladas (Bean Sauce Enchiladas)

Editor’s Note: This recipe is a delicious, successful blend of economy with flavor. Black beans, onions, chiles, and seasoned tortillas all combine to create these Bean Sauce Enchiladas. ENFRIJOLADAS (Bean Sauce Enchiladas) Yield: 6 servings of 2 enchiladas Ingredients 2 cups dried black beans 1½ cups yellow onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 2½ teaspoons […]


Entertaining: Sylvia’s Mexican Punch

This traditional Mexican Punch is a fixture in many homes during the holiday season. Served warm or cold, you might consider treating your guests to the warm version. Made with cinnamon, dried hibiscus flowers, and tamarind…this delightful punch is guaranteed to take the chill off the winter evenings as you observe Las Posadas or simply […]