Tag Archives: Tex-Mex

Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup

Time for another repeat meal post!  I first made this soup several years ago, and we were very impressed with it.  First of all, I love chicken tortilla soup.  I’ve eaten it countless times and I have very high standards … Continue reading

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Chipotle Sliders with Homemade Ketchup

This is another repeat meal, one I’ve made several times over the years, sometimes for company.  It’s always a big hit.  I think it’s the homemade ketchup that really takes it over the top, but the burgers themselves are also … Continue reading

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Green Chili

As my readers know, I grew up in Texas, the birthplace of chili.  In Texas we make what is known as red chili.  Proper Texas chili has no beans (perhaps I shouldn’t, but I must admit that beans in a … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Ranch Dressing

This wonderfully tasty concoction combined and indulged two of my favorite things: jalapenos and homemade Ranch dressing.  (Store-bought Ranch dressing can stay on the shelf).  I found this little gem in “The Homesick Texan Cookbook” and we both thought it … Continue reading

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Mom’s Taco Soup

Wow, this is my first blog post since February!!  I don’t think I’ve ever taken that long of a hiatus before.  I’m working on getting a new blog up and running, one with its own domain, a somewhat different scope, … Continue reading

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Southwest Black Bean Burgers

This meal was a huge first for me.  It is the first time I have EVER eaten, let alone cooked, a vegetarian burger.  When I was growing up, burger = beef.  I would have balked at a turkey burger, even. … Continue reading

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Chipotle Marinade

This marinade is awesome.  I used it for boneless, skinless chicken thighs, and everyone who tried it loved it.  I’m sure it would also work beautifully for chicken breasts, drumsticks, or pork tenderloin.  I think pork chops would be great … Continue reading

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