Cinco de Mayo

Super Easy Chicken Fajitas

June 20, 2013

Super Easy Chicken Fajitas I’ve really been in a Mexican food mood as of late.  Since getting back from Tucson a couple of months ago I have really been yearning for good South of the Border cuisine.  Keeping in line with easy weeknight meals here is a quick and easy...

Sopa Avocado

May 5, 2013

Sopa Avocado This is beautiful green soup that is terrific served hot or cold.  Make sure that you have good quality avocados for this soup.  Garnish with sour cream, diced tomatoes and green onions. INGREDIENTS 2 Large Avocados 6 Cups Chicken Broth 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground...

Shrimp Tacos

May 4, 2013

Shrimp Tacos Healthy and delicious Shrimp Tacos are just in time for Cinco de Mayo!  You can either sauté the shrimp or grill them on your grill.  Either way you’re sure to have a delicious feast. INGREDIENTS Vegetables: 1/2 Sliced Red Onion 1/2 Sliced Into Thin Strips Orange Bell Pepper...

Ancho Chile Brownies

March 12, 2013

Ancho Chile Brownies Most brownies have roughly the same ingredients: chocolate, butter, sugar, eggs and flour.  By adding the ancho chile I added a unique flavor that you get at the end of eating the brownie.  It really is good.  Give it a try and see what you think. INGREDIENTS...

Tostadas de Pollo

March 6, 2013

Tostadas de Pollo This dish is popular in Mexico City and the state of Puebla.  It has a smoky chipotle chile sauce that transforms the plain chicken into something addictive.  INGREDIENTS Tostadas Vegetable Oil 8 Corn Tortillas 1/4 Cup Chopped Onion 1 Minced Garlic Clove 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1...

Mexican Shrimp Sauté

March 4, 2013

Mexican Shrimp Sauté This Mexican seafood dish is so easy to make and is low calorie as well.  INGREDIENTS 2 Teaspoons Olive Oil 2 Cups Cooked Shrimp 8 Halved Cherry Tomatoes 1/2 Cup Pimientos (Cut Into Strips) 1 Tablespoon Parsley Flakes 1/2 Teaspoon Onion Salt 1/8 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1/4...

Huevos Rancheros

March 2, 2013

Huevos Rancheros Mexican food is often imitated but nothing compares to authentic Mexican dishes.  Here is a great Mexican weekend breakfast favorite. INGREDIENTS 8 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil 8 Mini Corn Tortillas Salsa 1/2 Cup Shredded Cheese 8 Eggs In a large skillet heat the oil and soften the corn tortillas...

Chorizo

March 1, 2013

Chorizo Did you know that you can make your own chorizo?  Well I’ve got news for you!  It’s easy to make and the payoff is big.  Chorizo is simply Mexican sausage.  It can be prepared and stored uncooked or cooked until you are ready to use it.  Uncooked chorizo can...

Mexican Wedding Cookies

February 28, 2013

Mexican Wedding Cookies These cookies are so scrumptious that you won’t be able to stop eating them.  The secret to the great taste is to use a high quality butter and pure vanilla extract.  Make sure to stay away from imitation vanilla as it is made from glycoside that is...

Chiles Rellenos

February 27, 2013

Chiles Rellenos Chiles Rellenos are traditional Mexican food that is eaten all year long, but is especially popular during the Lenten season. In Mexico the classic dark green poblanos are the perfect stuffing chili.  Try this non-meat dish out and enjoy a traditional Mexican experience.    INGREDIENTS 8 Poblano Chiles...

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