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  • Mexican food recipes BEANS
    Dec 03 2016

    WHAT KIND OF BEANS USED IN MEXICAN FOOD?

    Along with Mexican Food, beans are a staple of the Mexican kitchen. Well-stocked Mexican markets sell dozens of kinds of beans, and even those that look similar might have different tastes and textures. There are three main types: BROWNISH: Includes pinto, bayo, pink, golden peruviana (also known as peruana), flor de mayo, flor de junio, […]

  • 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 […]

  • mexican food STEAMED RICE
    Dec 03 2016

    HOW TO MAKE STEAMED RICE : Arroz al Vapor

    As long as you make a few adjustments to your usual method for making rice, your slow cooker can double as a rice cooker. For the best results, use converted (which is not the same as instant) long-grain white or brown rice, which stays perfectly al dente and does not clump. Tossing the rice with […]

  • MEXICAN SLOW COOKER PORK CARNITAS
    Nov 28 2016

    MEXICAN SLOW COOKER PORK CARNITAS

    The easiest slow cooker pork carnitas recipe that is full of flavor and cooks all day to tender and juicy perfection! A Mexican Food recipe that you will make again and again! Much of the rich flavor comes from the fat that renders into the cooking broth, but this is easily removed after chilling. Always […]