A beautiful retirement celebration (and birthday party for grandma) in Pleasant Hill – June 2016 – It was so special to witness family and friends gathering to celebrate a wonderful mentor and loving grandma over simply delicious food!  I love the craft of cooking,… Read More

Cazares Style is celebrating all the great father’s out there, and my husband is at the top of our list!  For his special dinner celebration he ordered:  Grilled wild halibut with mango-shrimp salsa, grilled asparagus, creamy baby potatoes – and to top… Read More

With Super Bowl right around the corner, Chili is the perfect half-time meal!  If you like chili, than you’ll love this one. Be sure to order extra for Super Bowl Sunday…it will keep fine in the refrigerator until Sunday, or you could… Read More

This soup is hearty and filling even with no meat! Made with mushrooms, pancetta, lots of vegetables, and farro (farro is a whole grain) is really hearty. If you don’t have time to eat it right away (though I don’t know how… Read More

Minestrone is a hearty, thick soup of Italian origin made with vegetables, but it really has no set recipe since it is usually made out of whatever vegetables are in season, and often with the addition of pasta. Cazares Style recipe includes:… Read More

A big pot of this soup on a cold winter day (finally we are having cold days!) is such a satisfying dinner. Made with oxtails – which makes it rich and delicious (I also add beef shanks) – and the bonus is… Read More

Since we are on holiday – on a trip to New Mexico, this featured Soup of the Week, can be ordered now through January 5th – delivered January 7th. It’s festive Posole, originally created by the Indians…It’s the right choice for New… Read More

Lentil Soup is one of our family’s favorites, so this is “take two”…it’s on the schedule again! It’s got the smokiness from bacon used to sauté the vegetables and a smoked ham hock to infuse even more richness. It’s filled with lots… Read More

This is a soul-satisfying soup that is easy to expand for a crowd (tip: order extra!). It’s a special weeknight dinner, but special enough for company. We start out preparing this healthy, tasty soup in a Dutch oven, sautéing onions, garlic and… Read More

Please join us this Saturday, November 21st, 3-6p for our HOLIDAY SIP & SHOP event.   Myself and a few other friends are hosting an Open House holiday shopping event (think “Black Friday” on a Saturday without all the crowds).  I will be raffling off some… Read More

This soup is incredibly satisfying – hearty, comforting and healing. Unlike most split peas recipes, we do not puree this soup, because we like a chunkier texture. On its own it will become thick & creamy as it sits. This soup if… Read More

This soup is velvety and light, and yes it’s vegetarian/vegan too! In honor of November – butternut squash, a delightfully orange-fleshed squash, is perfectly paired with sweet corn. Lemongrass and cilantro give it a wonderfully, delicious freshness. For more details and to… Read More

Chili is so hearty and delicious, and prefer for this time of the year.  Instead of using beef for this recipe, we decided to use turkey, a healthier protein option.  We also use kidney beans and homemade blend of toasted spices – cumin,… Read More

This rich chicken soup is filled with lots of goodness, like: fresh, organic spinach, carrots, celery, pasta, and plenty of chicken meatballs. This soup freezes beautifully, so order extra for another night you need a delicious hot soup, that’s homemade, not corporate… Read More

Calling all vegans and vegetarians, this one’s for you! But don’t get me wrong, omnivores will love it just as much! It has so many complex layers of flavor from our homemade blend of toasted spices – cumin, oregano, paprika and a… Read More