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  • mexican food Frijoles Puercos
    Dec 07 2016

    REFRIED BEANS WITH CHEESE AND PORK : Frijoles Puercos

    Sinaloa is famous for its wonderful seafood specialties, but I vividly remember the devastatingly rich, unctuous, pork-laden frijoles puercos (literally, “pork beans”) that were served like clockwork at every meal, as if to balance out all that healthy fish. Dark brown and very smooth, frijoles puercos are beans mashed with soft Chihuahua cheese, pork, and […]

  • mexican food recipes Frijoles de Olla
    Dec 07 2016

    SLOW COOKER PINTO BEANS : Frijoles de Olla

    Along with tortillas, humble frijoles are a staple at almost every Mexican Food. That’s not to say they are boring or predictable. There are many savory and satisfying ways of cooking beans, but I am perfectly happy with nothing more than some good pinto beans served with warm tortillas, some kind of fresh salsa, and […]

  • MEXICAN GREEN RICE
    Dec 03 2016

    MEXICAN GREEN RICE WITH CHILES AND CILANTRO : Arroz Verde

    The best rice to go with Mexican Food is this Mexican Green Rice!  Arroz verde gets its pale green color and smoky flavor from two kinds of charred green chiles and a healthy handful of fresh cilantro. Frying the vegetable puree and rice together enhances the flavor of the rice, but this step can be […]

  • mexican food FRESH TOMATO
    Dec 03 2016

    HOW TO MAKE RICE WITH FRESH TOMATO: Arroz mexicana

    The classic accompaniment to Mexican Food, Arroz mexicana is delicately flavored with fresh tomato and a small amount of onion and garlic. For more tomato flavor, replace ½ cup of the water with tomato juice. SERVES 6 INGREDIENTS 2 cups converted white or brown long-grain rice 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 tablespoons finely chopped white […]

  • authentic mexican recipes SHREDDED BEEF
    Nov 28 2016

    HOW TO MAKE SHREDDED BEEF

    Enough for 12 tacos or enchiladas, 6 burritos, 24 quesadillas, or 24 tamales The following is used in Mexican Food like Tacos de Res Dorado, Enchiladas en Salsa Roja, and Burrito “El Güero.” For the best flavor, use select or choice boneless beef chuck (shoulder). INGREDIENTS 2 pounds boneless beef chuck, cut into large chunks […]

  • mexican food recipess SHREDDED CHICKEN
    Nov 28 2016

    HOW TO MAKE SHREDDED CHICKEN

    Enough for 12 tacos or enchiladas, 6 burritos, 24 quesadillas, or 24 tamales This basic chicken recipe is used in Mexican Food like Tacos de Pollo, Enchiladas Suizas, and Burrito Ahogado, among other dishes. To ensure a fresh-tasting dish, don’t overcook the chicken. INGREDIENTS 3 bone-in chicken breasts or 2 pounds boneless chicken meat (breasts, […]

  • MEXICAN STREET FOODS
    Nov 24 2016

    THINGS YOU NEED TO KONW ABOUT MEXICAN STREET FOOD

    Almost any type of Mexican street food can be quickly assembled from the basic building blocks you will find in this blog “Mexican Food” : tender, long-simmered shredded meats such Shredded Chicken, Shredded Beef, or Carnitas, or any of the thick, savory guisados. Although these dishes usually require long tending over a hot stove, they […]

  • mexican food Cooker Fajitas
    Nov 21 2016

    CARNE CON RAJAS : Slow Cooker Fajitas

    They simmer instead of sizzle, but these slow cooker “Fajitas” will quickly become a favorite. The jalapeños are seeded, so they are only mildly spicy, but poblano or Anaheim chiles would be a good substitute. Serve with sliced avocado, cotija cheese, northern-style flour tortillas and, of course, beans and rice. SERVES  6 INGREDIENTS 2½ pounds […]

  • Potatoes mexican food
    Nov 20 2016

    CARNE CON CHORIZO Y PAPAS : Beef With Chorizo And Potatoes

    A different take on meat and potatoes, this easy, spicy guisado is made with chorizo, tender beef, potatoes, plenty of garlic, and spicy chiles de árbol. Be sure to buy Mexican chorizo, which is a soft uncured sausage flavored with chiles, garlic, cumin, and marjoram. Beef chorizo tastes the same as the pork version, and […]

  • mexican food recipes Chipotle Sauce
    Nov 19 2016

    ALBONDIGAS EN SALSA CHIPOTLE : Meatballs In Chipotle Sauce

    Albondigas (meatballs) are easy to make and festive enough for a buffet or party. The chipotle salsa is as simple as can be, and the whole thing simmers away until you are ready to serve it. Serve the albondigas in big bowls, garnished with creamy diced avocado and a sprinkling of crunchy chicharrón. Rice is […]