Tag Archives: Mexican Food

Yucatan Chicken Tacos with Peanut Barbecue Sauce

When you hear the phrase “peanut sauce”, most people think of Thai food.  Peanut dipping sauce is their version of our American barbecue sauce.  I think everyone has tasted it by now, and most everyone would probably agree that it’s … Continue reading

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Tilapia Ceviche

I have fond memories of the first time I tried ceviche.  San Pedro, Belize, May 2010.  I was eating lunch with Matt after doing some exploring of the town in a rented golf cart.  We got lunch in this little … Continue reading

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Chipotle Rosemary-Skewered Shrimp

These shrimp look all innocent but do not let them fool you.  They were SPICY!!  So tasty, but oh so hot and fiery.  Not for the faint of heart.  We both loved them though.  Using rosemary stems as the skewer … Continue reading

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Avocado-Tomatillo Salsa

I’ve been cooking a lot longer than I’ve been blogging.  As such, there are some dishes we’ve had in my pre-blogging days that were beyond delicious, that we still talk about, and they absolutely deserve a space on my blog.  … Continue reading

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Mushroom Chorizo Queso Fundido

I found this one in Rachael Ray’s “Look and Cook” and we both loved it.  First of all, I’ve never met a queso fundido that I disliked.  I can’t imagine there being anything to dislike.  It’s flavored melted cheese scooped … Continue reading

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Beer Margaritas

This is a Rachael Ray recipe that I found on Pinterest.  I found it somewhat hard to believe that I didn’t have this recipe in my paper arsenal somewhere, what with all the cookbooks and magazines of hers I own.  … Continue reading

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Pickled Jalapenos

I love jalapenos.  They are by no means exotic, but they are one of my favorite chiles.  In addition to all the typical uses (nachos, tacos, deep-fried, etc.), I love to put sliced raw jalapenos on burgers, sandwiches, and atop … Continue reading

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Vegan Burritos

You read the title correctly. These actually weren’t terrible!  Ha!!  No, seriously, there were very satisfying, and flavorful enough to not miss meat and/or cheese and/or sour cream.  I made this one up since I’m really making a concerted effort … Continue reading

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Mexican Pizza

This was absurdly delicious!  I made it a few weeks ago and we both loved it.  I found it in Sandra Lee’s “Semi-Homemade Cooking 2” and I did make a few changes.  She calls for using a bag of pre-shredded … Continue reading

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Spicy Flank Steak Fajitas

These were quite tasty!  I found the recipe in Emeril’s “Sizzling Skillets”.  We really enjoyed this meal. Fairly easy to make, and it’s tough to beat a good fajita dinner. Ingredients: 2 tbs lime juice 2 tbs chopped cilantro 4 … Continue reading

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