Mexican

Sangria

March 12, 2011

Sangria Sangria has been important to Spanish culture for many centuries.  This wine punch has gained international popularity and is easy to make at home.  Versions of Sangria have held a planting of the Iberian Peninsula’s vineyards around 200 BC.  As Spain’s soil and weather are particularly well suited for...

Steak Fajitas

March 7, 2011

Steak Fajitas Steak fajitas came before any other type of fajita.  Mexican laborers created this dish out of necessity while working along the Texas & Mexico border.  Laborers were partially paid with the less desirable cuts of beef and eventually came up with a good way to use their “non-cash...

Victoria’s Jalapeno Bean Dip

January 19, 2011

Victoria’s Jalapeno Bean Dip INGREDIENTS 5 Medium Jalapeno Peppers 1 ½ Cups Cooked Pinto Beans 1 Cup Cooked Black Beans 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil ½ Teaspoon Salt 1 Garlic Clove ½ Teaspoon Oregano 1 Squeezed Lime 1 Teaspoon Cumin ½ Cup Salsa   Preheat oven to 325° F.  Cut off...

Vegetarian Chili

December 14, 2010

  Vegetarian Chili INGREDIENTS 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 ½ Cups Chopped Red Onions 1 Cup Chopped Red Bell Pepper 3 Cloves Minced Garlic 3 Serrano Peppers (Stemmed, Seeded & Minced) 1 Medium Diced Zucchini 2 Cups Corn 1 ½ Pounds Cleaned & Cubed Portobello Mushrooms 3 Tablespoons Chili Powder...

Victoria’s Beer Chili

December 1, 2010

Victoria’s Beer Chili INGREDIENTS 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 2 Pounds Ground Sirloin 4 Cloves Garlic 1 Chopped Red Onion 2 Small Seeded & Chopped Green Bell Peppers 1 Seeded & Chopped Habanero Pepper 8 Ounces Salsa 2 Cups Tomato Sauce 1 Sliced Fresh Tomato 1 Cup Beer 15 Ounces Dark...

Huevos Rancheros

November 30, 2010

Huevos Rancheros INGREDIENTS 15 plum tomatoes, cored 12 tbsp. canola oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 1⁄2 jalapeño, stemmed and minced 1⁄2 medium yellow onion, chopped 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper,    to taste 8 corn tortillas 8 eggs Pickled jalapeño slices, for garnish...

Enchilada Sauce

November 17, 2010

So Much Better Than From A Can! Enchilada Sauce INGREDIENTS 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Tablespoon Flour ¼ Cup Chili Powder 2 Cups Chicken Stock 10 Ounces Tomato Paste 1 Teaspoon Dried Oregano 1 Teaspoon Ground Cumin ½ Teaspoon Salt In medium saucepan heat oil, add flour, smoothing and stirring...

Victoria’s Chicken Enchiladas

November 17, 2010

Victoria’s Chicken Enchiladas INGREDIENTS 1 Bunch Cilantro 1 Cup Sour Cream 2 (7 ounce) Cans Jalapeno Salsa 2 (7 ounce) Cans Prepared Green Chile Salsa 2 Skinless, Boneless Chicken Breast Halves, Cooked And Shredded 1 Red Onion 12 (6 inch) Flour Tortillas 2 ½ Cups Enchilada Sauce 2 Cups Shredded...

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