Tag Archives: mexican

Leftovers have feelings too

It’s sort of feeling like the week after Thanksgiving around here…. Smoked Turkey Tostadas 2 1/2 cups chopped smoked turkey or grilled chicken 1/2 an onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tbsp olive oil 14.5 ounce can of diced … Continue reading

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Blood Orange Margarita and other cocktails for taco night

Blood Orange Margarita 2 ounces blood orange liqueur 1 ounce tequila 1/2 ounce triple sec 1 ounce orange or blood orange juice 1/2 ounce lime juice Put four or five ice cubes in a tumbler. Pour liqueurs and juice over … Continue reading

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Mexican Slaw

Want to kick your fish tacos up a notch? Oh wait we’re getting our TV chefs mixed up. We originally got this idea from a Bobby Flay recipe, but have adapted it to our tastes over the years, nixing the … Continue reading

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Blackened Shrimp Tostadas with Emergency Refried Black Beans

By Katherine When we lived in San Diego, and Greg messed up dinner, this was years back, we’d walk down to Ranchos. Our favorite Mexican joint was remarkable for a few reasons. It managed to cover almost every square inch … Continue reading

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Mezcal and Lime Chicken

The last time we used mezcal it was such a hit with our readers, we knew we’d just have to use it again. OK, maybe hit is a strong word. The comments included “weird” and “gross” and “seriously?” Fear not … Continue reading

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Saffron rice

Sensing a theme here? This also goes well with tacos. Saffron rice 1 1/2 cups long-grain white rice 1 1/2 cups chicken broth a good pinch saffron threads (about a 1/4 tsp) 2 medium carrots, diced 1 cup peas (frozen … Continue reading

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Drunken Pintos

Make sure to buy at least a six pack. You only use one, but they take a while to cook and you’ll need to occupy your hands somehow. Serve with tacos. Or just eat from the pan, while drinking the … Continue reading

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