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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 […]