The Best Black Beans

In Mexico, we ate lot of beans. They came with most meals as a side dish and one of our favorite taco joints served them with their salsas as a dip. When I started cooking in our airbnb  beans were an obvious choice as a reliable and readily available source of protein, as well as…

Beach Daze

When we first got to Puerto Escondido, every restaurant, shop, and bar was playing a funny mix of classic rock, reggae, and elevator music covers of Michel Jackson songs (seriously so many of those). One night we popped into a bar that was playing a contemporary sounding song, in Spanish no less, and I was…