Memories on a Plate… Cooking with old recipe cards : Sloppy Joes!

Greetings, dear meows! And welcome to a little series I’m calling “Memories on a Plate” where I’m cooking old school Mystic Meals using family recipe cards from my friends and meows! I put up a post on Facebook a while back and asked if anyone was willing to part with or share their family’s recipe…

Pasteles… A Cooking Journey into my Puerto Rican roots!

Greetings, dear meows! As 2021 came to a close, I wanted to end the year by doing what I love the most… No… not that ya pervs… although… 😛🤣😉 Cooking. I mean, cooking! 😝I tried my hand at making a Puerto Rican holiday staple dish that’s very similar to the more familiar and widely popular…

Potato Cheddar Soup with Broccoli and Smokey Bacon

Greetings, Mystic Meows! Fall is finally upon us and once the temperature starts to dip, man o’ man do I ever begin to crave hearty soups and stews like crazy! Being a Latina I can eat Caldo de Pollo ( Chicken Soup ) any time of year, no matter the weather, but I was in…

Herby Pesto Pasta with Sautéed Zucchini!

Greetings, Mystic Meows! Happy First Day of Fall! It’s still hot as balls here in Southern California, but I long for the few precious months of cooler weather that we get in these parts. It’s pretty much perpetual summer most of the year, and I miss those brisk and chilly East coast days and nights…

Jamaican Stew with Mystic Seasonings Jerk Spice!

Greetings, Mystic Meows! I hope the summer is treating you all as well as can be, given everything that is going on around us… Cooking and eating well continues to be an extremely therapeutic ritual for me, and really does help me navigate through the ebbs and flows of the day. I really enjoy the…

Mystic Mussels Le Halles : An Ode to Anthony Bourdain

Greetings, Mystic Meows! Just stopping by to drop off a few pics and write a bit about these epic mussels that I made using my own brand of Mystic Seasonings spice blends in the Sicilian Magick flavor! It’s a wonderful medley of toasted fennel seed, sun-dried tomatoes, orange peel, basil, thyme, oregano, onion, roasted garlic,…

Thai Chili Madness!!

Greetings, Mystic Meows! Just wanted to stop by and drop a few pics of this here Mystic Meal of mine that I prepared for myself today using Red Thai Chilis in an Asian inspired finishing sauce that can be used in a variety of ways. From Dipping raw vegetables in it, dunking your favorite lettuce…

Intuitive Eating : A New Relationship with Food!

Greetings, Mystic Meows! I hope this here food blog finds you doing as well as can be and gearing up for another Summer filled with lots of fun, travel, and righteous eats! I’ve been trying my hand at growing a few fruits and vegetable plants on my back patio, and so far so good! I’m…

Cinco de Mayo! Salsa Roja and Salsa Verde!

Greetings, Mystic Meows! Happy Cinco de Mayo! I just wanted to share a couple of really simple, easy and delicious salsa recipes to add to the countless others on the planet! 😛 I think salsas are a great way for meows who might be a bit intimidated to try their hand at entering into the…

Easy Handmade Chinese Noodles with Spicy Meat Sauce!

Greetings, Mystic Meows! Often times in the winter months I tend to crave a good bowl of noodles. Whether it be spaghetti, rice noodles, or in this case, Chinese noodles in a spicy meat sauce, I’m always down to try my hand at something that I haven’t attempted in a long while. I’m confident enough…