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    Sep 28 2016

    JALAPENO AND POTATOSOUP: MEXICAN FOOD RECIPE

    Thick and creamy, this soup, featuring classic ingredients in Mexican cuisine — will fill you up fast! Jalapeño Chili Peppers Jalapeños are perhaps the most common hot pepper sold in the United States. They come in both green and red colors that taste only slightly different. When in doubt, use jalapeños, because they definitely add […]

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    Sep 27 2016

    12 ESSENTIAL KITCHEN TOOLS FOR MEXICAN FOOD CHECKLIST

    Having the right tools makes MEXICAN FOOD easier. For an efficient kitchen, try to purchase fewer, smaller, and more versatile tools. Call me old-fashioned, but simple is often best. BLENDER: A basic 2-quart blender with simple settings is all you need. I prefer one with a narrow-bottomed jar, which makes it more efficient for blending small amounts. […]

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    Sep 27 2016

    WHY THE SLOW COOKER CAN CERTAINLY MAKES YOUR LIFE EASIER?

    THE SLOW COOKER IS the perfect convenience for people who live in the fast lane. Instead of relying on convenience foods, which really don’t save time (and contain all sorts of additives), you can come home to a house that smells great and enjoy a healthy, delicious homemade meal made with quality ingredients that you […]

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    Sep 27 2016

    FRIED PLANTAINS : MEXICAN FOOD RECIPE

    Plantain chips are a popular treat in Mexico. These fried morsels are better because they are thicker — the perfect size to drench in the spicy/sour and sugary/sweet sauces. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 12 plantains 1⁄4 cup vegetable oil 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1⁄4 cup ground horseradish 1⁄4 cup sour cream 1⁄4 cup honey 1⁄4 cup brown […]

  • authentic mexican food pico gallo food recipes american cooking
    Sep 27 2016

    PICO DE GALLO : MEXICAN FOOD RECIPE

    Here’s a creative twist on a traditional salsa fresca that uses jicama and oranges in lieu of tomatoes and cilantro. Serve with a large bowl of tortilla chips! Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 medium jicama 1 large orange 1 small yellow onion 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon medium-hot red chili powder 1⁄2 teaspoon […]

  • authentic mexican food recipes refried beans american food
    Sep 27 2016

    REFRIED BEANS : MEXICAN FOOD RECIPE

    For a vegetarian version of these beans, use a stick of butter in place of lard and add a dash of cumin and liquid smoke. Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 cups dried pinto beans 8 cups water, divided 1 large white onion 1⁄2 cup lard 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper DIRECTIONS 1. Soak the […]

  • authentic mexican food recipes cooking corn tortillas
    Sep 27 2016

    CORN TORTILLAS : MEXICAN FOOD RECIPE

    Most Mexican dishes are enhanced by serving with corn tortillas on the side. These freeze well, somake a big batch so you have them on hand when you need them. Yields 8 or more, depending on size INGREDIENTS 2 cups cornmeal or masa harina 11⁄2 cups warm water 1 teaspoon salt DIRECTIONS 1. Mix the […]

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    Sep 19 2016

    WHY IS MEXICAN FOOD SO AMAZING?

    MEXICAN FOOD has a rich heritage that begins at the dawn of civilization. More than 7,000 years ago, at the same time the Aztec people were designing intricate calendar systems and building astounding pyramids, they also were holding festivals accompanied by flavorful dishes. One of the top three ethnic foods in the United States, along with Chinese and […]

  • authentic mexican recipes using dried chiles mexican food
    Sep 14 2016

    7 DRIED CHILES MOST COMMONLY USED IN MEXICAN FOOD

    The flavor of dried chiles is developed by toasting them over direct heat, and it blossoms into its full complexity when the chiles are soaked in a little water. Once soft, the chiles can be pureed and worked into the recipe by simmering with other ingredients or frying to intensify the flavor. To toast dried chiles, stem, split, […]

  • mexican food using fresh chiles mexican food recipes
    Sep 14 2016

    9 FRESH CHILES MOST COMMONLY USED IN MEXICAN FOOD

    Fresh chiles are usually charred or roasted before being adding to these recipes. To roast larger chiles, turn on a gas burner and set the whole chiles directly in the flame, turning occasionally, until evenly blistered and lightly charred on all sides. Alternatively, the chiles can be charred beneath a hot broiler. Wrap the charred […]