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    Oct 05 2016

    CACTUS SALAD : MEXICAN FOOD RECIPE

    Nopales cactus has become a cash crop in Mexico due to its growing popularity here and abroad. It has a slightly slimy texture, similar to okra; if that’s undesirable, substitute green peppers or other vegetables for the cactus. Serves 6 INGREDIENTS FOR THIS MEXICAN FOOD 2 cups canned cactus strips 2 large red tomatoes 1⁄2 cup pitted […]

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    Oct 05 2016

    BLACK BEAN AND CORN SALAD : MEXICAN FOOD RECIPE

    If you make this at the height of summer, use fresh sweet corn in lieu of canned. Serve with chipotle chicken, crusty cornbread, and a cold cerveza! Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 red bell pepper 1 fresh habanero pepper 1 medium Vidalia onion 1 celery rib 1⁄4 cup sour cream 1⁄4 cup mayonnaise 2 (15-ounce) cans black […]

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    Oct 04 2016

    6 FACTS ABOUT MEXICAN FOOD THAT WILL SURPRISE YOU !

    One type of cuisine that is gaining popularity is Mexican food, and it’s no question why.  It’s delicious, affordable and can be very healthy as well. In fact, authentic Mexican food is very different from all the Mexican-inspired food that you normally get in any place that is not Mexico. To give you an idea, take […]

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    Sep 28 2016

    CREAMY GAZPACHO : MEXICAN FOOD RECIPE

    The addition of avocado, eggs, and sour cream elevate this from traditional gazpacho, but don’t skimp on the setting time. Just as is true with traditional gazpacho, this tastes better the longer the flavors marinate. Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 4 eggs 5 medium-sized fresh red tomatoes 1 large cucumber 1 medium-sized white onion 1 ripe avocado 1⁄4 cup […]

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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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]