Author Archives: Chef Lynne - CookWithUs.com

June 5th – Join Lynne and Mike for Carne Asada Class at De Leon Foods

Visit… http://learntocooklatin.webs.com/ and learn more about Lynne Wiedemann from cookwithus.com and Mike Gonzales, Former ABC News anchor and founder of the Hispanic Food Network, teaming up again to bring you Mexican Cooking classes at DeLeon’s Grocery in Spokane, Washington. To … Continue reading

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Food Truck Review; Taco Works & Best Sandwich Shack

Everyone always asks me what my favorite Mexican restaurant is. So, I’ve set out on a journey to report my opinion on the Mexican food scene and discover the hidden gems of N. Idaho. My first foray is to the two highly recommended … Continue reading

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Two of our favorite recipes featured at www.TheLatinKitchen.com!

You can see the Two recipes here! Stewed Cactus Quesadillas (Quesadillas de Tinga de Nopal) Tropical Chicken (Pollo Tropical)

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A St. Paddy’s Day Fiesta

Please join me on March 17th for a very unique cooking class. In honor of St Patricks Day we will explore the Irish/Mexican connection as we prepare a fusion meal of Irish/ Mexican cookery. Who would imagine that there is … Continue reading

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Cooking at The Kitchen Engine

  Yay! to men who cook!  The guys in this class had a great time working with Poblano chiles, preparing  Chiles en Nogada stuffed with a perfect picadillo filling and topped with fresh juicy pomegranate seeds; and learning the tips for the perfect Chile Relleno, … Continue reading

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Yellow Rice / Arroz Amarillo

CookWithUs.com recipe This rice is delicately flavored and colored yellow with annatto seeds which are indigenous to the Yucatan area of Mexico. 3 teaspoons achiote (annatto seed) ¼ cup cooking oil 2 cups long grain rice, rinsed and drained 2 … Continue reading

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Topolobampo, Rick Bayless’ famous Chicago Mexican Restaurant

CookWithUs.com The Oxman girls hit Chicago! 0r, how much can two sisters eat in two days in Chicago?  A lot! I wanted to eat dinner at Topolobampo more than anything.  This highly rated Mexican restaurant in downtown Chicago is owned … Continue reading

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Brazilian Fudge Truffles / Brigadeiros

Our first pilot for Latino Sabor, our Latin inspired cooking show, featured these decadent little truffles, so popular in Brazil. Brazillian Fudge Truffles / Brigadeiros These gooey little bon-bons have a chocolaty caramel flavor and are traditionally served in frilly paper … Continue reading

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Mexican Squash Soup (Sopa de Calabasa)

A Cook With Us Recipe Mike Gonzales, my partner at the Hispanic Food Network, demonstrates how to prepare Sopa de Calabasa in the cookwithus.com kitchen. Check out the video below. Squash Soup / Sopa de Calabasa The nutty taste of … Continue reading

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Cochinita Pibil is a favorite Yucatan, Mexico, pork dish.

Every time we make cochinita pibil for friends, they rave “this is the best Mexican pork we’ve ever eaten! The meat is rich and succulent with a unique earthy flavor imparted from achiote, a seasoning paste, made from annatto seeds … Continue reading

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