Cucumber

Grilled Chile-Lime Fish Tacos with Cucumber-Mango Salsa

10 years ago, if you’d told me that I’d move to the far west, cookie-cutter suburbs of Houston and judge most of the restaurants frequent-visit list by the quality of their playground and not necessarily the food, I might have laughed in your face. Probably would have, actually. All those margaritas I made with Mrs [...]

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Tzatziki Sauce

Tzatziki Sauce

What is one thing you always, always have in the fridge? For us, it’s a leftover bowl full of tzatziki. (And a bottle of Tobasco.) I love tzatziki sauce. It’s perfect for dipping everything from tortilla chips to carrot sticks. It’s also great smeared onto sandwich bread in place of mayo. Or dolloped onto tacos [...]

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Crockpot Korean Beef Tacos with Cucumber Slaw

Korean Beef Tacos with Cucumber Slaw

How often do you use your crockpot? A while back, mine actually broke. The safety glass in the lid exploded into eleventy billion perfect little squares that scattered across the kitchen and pantry floor. And none of us were wearing shoes. I wasn’t that sad. Aside from pulled pork and french dip sandwiches, it saw [...]

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Jalapeno-Cucumber Margaritas

Jalapeno-Cucumber Margarita

It’s cool. It’s refreshing. It tastes like something you’d get at a spa on Cinco de Mayo. It tastes like the color light green. When we were creating our menu for Chile Fest, there was no doubt what our signature cocktail would be: Jalapeno-Cucumber Margaritas. Years ago, we watched one of the funniest 10 seconds [...]

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