Te Extraño (I Miss You) at the 33rd Annual Denver International Film Festival

    This fall I was lucky enough to have the chance to work with the 33rd Annual Starz Denver Film Festival, doing some screening and writing.  Not only did I get to watch some amazing independent and foreign films, and then write about them, but the film festival itself is one big party–full of food, film and […]

Chile Earthquake Relief

Photo: REUTERS/Mariana Bazo The image below is part of a shocking and heartbreaking slide show compiled by Reuters of the 8.9 quake that devastated Chile on March 1, 2010. In light of this event, I ask you all to see this tragic event and read the email I got from my friend Liz Caskey, an American married […]

Lechon and more Argentinean Holiday Favorites

 Christmas came early for us this year (at least the dinner part, anyway!)  We invited friends Kazia, Carina and Julio, Ruth and Brit, and Larry to join us in celebrating an Argentinean Christmastime feast.  The dinner:  all of the traditional holiday favorites, Argentina style.  The menu included: Shrimp Cocktail Onion and Roquefort Empanadas Pionono with Tuna, Roasted Red Peppers and Olives […]

From Argentina With Love at the Museo de las Americas!

  SPANISH HAPPY HOUR at the MUSEO DE LAS AMERICAS! featuring a presentation by Rebecca Caro of From Argentina With Love   August 21st, 2009   DON'T MISS THIS EXCITING EVENT!!   TICKETS   $3/members $5/non-members   sold at the door    MUSEO DE LAS AMERICAS 861 Santa Fe Dr.   Denver, CO 80204   303-571-4401  www.museo.org […]

The South American Table

  Writing a cookbook that encompasses the cuisines of an entire continent is no easy task, but one that  The South American Table, Maria Baez Kajic does with ease by focusing on regional similarities in cuisine and culture, like breaking bread together being a cornerstone of family life, and  renowned South American hospitality.  I had the pleasure of meeting Maria […]