Category Archives: Mexican

Baked Eggs in Avocados

We’re avocado happy lately. Maybe those ads with the dancing avocado begging to be put on toast have infiltrated our brains. One recent Saturday morning Katherine was traumatized by watching a chef make “guacamole” with parsley, garlic and olive oil. … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Game Day’s Approaching Part Two

Last week’s Game Day roundup included lots of finger food. This week we’re featuring heartier meals that can feed a crowd. You can always make your guests bring the appetizers. Instead cook up one of these… Louisiana Shrimp Boil Or … Continue reading

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Turkey Tacos

Tacos are the perfect food. That’s all. Turkey Tacos 1/2 large onion quartered 3 jalapenos 2 large dried Ancho peppers 1 cup boiling water 1 14 oz can tomatoes juice from one lime 4 cups turkey chopped into small dice … Continue reading

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Tequila Old Fashioneds

While we never tire of margaritas, we do enjoy other tequila and mezcal cocktails. This one is a strong one. Eat an extra taco or two. Tequila Old Fashioneds 1 1/2 ounces Reposado tequila 1/2 ounce Mezcal 1 tsp simple … Continue reading

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Squash Stuffed with Black Beans

This works well as a side or main course. It is fairly quick to make if there are cooked black beans on hand. I like to keep a quart ready to go in the freezer at all times. Use butternut … Continue reading

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Strawberry Mezcaritas

Fresh or frozen strawberries work great in this drink, but remember to cut back on the ice if you’re using frozen berries. If you don’t have Mezcal, use tequila but it will not have the same smokey kick. There’s nothing … Continue reading

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Steak Marinated in Green Chili Sauce

Recently I got some very inexpensive beef. Normally I  would grind or stew it over a long period of time. Except one of the pieces was in the perfect shape of a 2″ thick steak so naturally I thought fajitas. … Continue reading

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Chorizo and Barley Soup

I found some really good chorizo in a market and overbought. This soup was a way to use it and some extra turnip greens up, but the result was far better than I expected. The spicy sausage and bitter turnip … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Cinco De Mayo Preparation

This is a week ahead of time so everyone can plan ahead. Of course nothing says you can’t make a few of these earlier in the week. Instead of a full menu, we’re going al a carte this week. Mix … Continue reading

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Mexican Salad

Broken tortilla chips can be added to give this a little more crunch if desired. Layered Mexican Salad For Beans 1/2 lb black beans 1 cup red chili sauce or salsa 4 green onions white and green parts chopped and … Continue reading

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