Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures.
M. F. K. Fisher
My elementary school years were spent overseas in Costa Rica and Argentina and I sometimes crave the foods of my childhood. The Columbian empanadas are different than the Argentine ones, as the Argentine ones do not have potatoes but instead often have curry and raisins mixed with egg whites and beef. The Argentines are the OG's of the empanada makers with tons of varieties. The thought was nice though and they were still good! Even my youngest enjoyed some and the homemade salsa had just enough cilantro in it to make it dangerously addictive. I had my empanadas with chorizo and Keith had avocado salad and empanadas as well.
After dinner, we went to Sabrosita where to my huge surprise, they had alfajores, a semi-sweet tower of cookies sandwiched together by dulce de leche and dipped in chocolate or powdered sugar. I got all 3 flavors. The last time I had alfajores was after I made them after a 3 hour tryst of cooking.
This was a great surprise after studying chemistry and algebra for my tutoring class all day!
While football was on and I couldn't get my husband to help me with algebra, I was able to crank out a couple of art pieces. Check them out below! Three and 1/2 months of doing the 365 art project!