Mexican

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...

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...

Chili Powder

March 3, 2013

Chili Powder Commercial chili powder can be used for making sauces for tacos or enchiladas, salsas and dishes like chili con carne.  When using store-bought powder look at the labels to see what spices are included.  You can also make your own chili powder.  Here is a perfect version. INGREDIENTS...

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...

Ground Beef Tacos

February 26, 2013

Ground Beef Tacos This recipe is perfect for kids because it has no chile, but if you want it hotter then add a pinch of ground red chile powder for a bit of heat and some extra flavor.  This taco can be served in either a soft corn tortilla or...

Chicken Chili Tacos

February 6, 2013

Chicken Chili Tacos Who says that you have to sacrifice your New Year’s diet to enjoy a hearty Mexican meal? This is a great recipe for the weekend, weeknights or if you’re feeding a crowd. INGREDIENTS 2 Pounds Ground Chicken 1 Large Chopped Onion 1 Seeded & Minced Jalapeno 3...

Naughty Naughty Nacho Bake

February 3, 2013

Naughty Naughty Nacho Bake My Naughty Naughty Nacho Bake is easy and will be a big game day hit as well as a good weeknight meal.  INGREDIENTS 1 Pound Ground Sirloin 14 1/2 Ounces Undrained Diced Tomatoes 1/4 Cup Water 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cumin 1/2 Teaspoon...

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