Latino culture, Latino family tradition, Mexican food, Mexican Vegan food

A to Z Challenge: O is for Olla

  I've passed the halfway mark of the A to Z Challenge. Yay me! Today's letter is O. O is for Olla. An olla (hoy-ya) is a cooking pot. The pot can be any of the sizes above. In my house, when Mom asked me to get her olla, the conversation was some version of this:  "Small… Continue reading A to Z Challenge: O is for Olla

Latina, Latino culture, Latino family tradition, Parenting

A to Z Blogging Challenge: C is for Chancla

Hello to the third day of the A to Z Challenge. Today's letter is C and C is for "CHANCLA." Chancla is the deadliest word of the alphabet for those who grew up in a Mexican or Latino household. A chancla looks benign, especially when on the foot. The word means flip-flop or slipper or sandal. If… Continue reading A to Z Blogging Challenge: C is for Chancla