Category Archives: Mexican

Fermented Pineapple

This authentic Mexican drink comes from the same region that brought the world tequila and is called Tepache. It is relatively simple to make and with pineapples on sale it is hard to find a valid excuse not to have … Continue reading

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Drinks for Cinco de Mayo

Here are a few ideas for your Cinco de Mayo celebration.  Jalapeno Margaritas Peach Margaritas Strawberry Mezcaritas Tequila Sunrise Bloody Maria Tequila Old Fashioned Or just drink tequila and beer.    

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Sunday Suppers: A Mexican Feast

Since Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner it’s only fitting that this week’s roundup feature some of our favorite Mexican dishes. Picking our favorite Mexican dish is about impossible though. Check out our previous Cinco de Mayo roundups … Continue reading

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The Classic Margarita

Accept no substitutes. Margarita 3 oz reposado tequila 1 oz fresh lime juice 1 1/2 oz triple sec Mix together and pour into a glass filled with ice. Salt on the rim is optional.

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Bloody Maria

Because there is tequila and tomato juice in the cupboard. Bloody Maria 2-3 oz Reposado tequila 2 dashes Tapatio 3 dashes angostura bitters 1 oz fresh lemon juice 1/8 tsp Old Bay seasoning 1 oz pickled jalapeno brine 5.5 oz … Continue reading

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Chorizo Empanadas

A new Hispanic grocer opened up down the street that required investigating. These empanadas take advantage of chorizo and fresh cotija cheese. Go here for the empanada dough recipe and here for the tomatillo sauce. Chorizo Mushroom Empanada Filling 2 … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: How To Make Tamales

This year Katherine wanted authentic tamales for her birthday meal. Well almost authentic due to her dislike of both the pigs head and lard which were substituted with pork shoulder and crisco. Tamales are a traditional Mexican meal served over … Continue reading

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