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Tried and true Mexican food recipes

Pineapple-Mango Pico de Gallo

Father’s Day is tomorrow. My brother will make his FAMOUS pork ribs on the BBQ, and my husband will grill up some salmon which should go perfectly with one of my favorite side dishes, pineapple-mango pico de gallo. I call … Continue reading

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Recipe – Chile Verde with Pork

I’ve had a rough couple of weeks with elbow surgery on January 30 and some serious back pain for over a month. Last night, I made dinner for the first time since all the troubles began. My first dinner out of the … Continue reading

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Easy Skillet Chicken with Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce

Someone recently recommended I check out Sally’s Baking Addiction website since baking is one of my FAVORITE things to do. The first recipe I tried was her homemade mint Oreos – delicious, and they stayed soft and chewy for over a … Continue reading

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Recipe – Tomatillo Salsa w/Homemade Tortilla Chips

It’s close to game time. Given this salsa is green, it’d be perfect for feeding a crowd during a Seahawks game. Go HAWKS! This recipe comes from The Best Mexican Recipes Cookbook by America’s Test Kitchen. Every recipe looks muy delicioso! … Continue reading

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Recipe – Mom’s Picadillo

It’s time for an easy, yummy recipe, perfect for winter weather – Mom’s picadillo (pee-kah-dee-yo) which is sort of like Mexican beef stew. Picadillo comes in different forms all around the world from the Dominican Republic to the Philippines to Costa Rica … Continue reading

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Recipe – Taco Salad with Avocado Cilantro Lime Salad Dressing

Here is my recipe for taco salad. I do not recall it ever being served by my abuelitas, my mother, aunts or any restaurant in Mexico until the 1980s. It’s an American-Mexican creation, and a delicious one at that. http://www.historyrocket.com/miscellaneous/2011/05/History-Of-Taco-Salad.html RECIPE STEPS/INGREDIENTS Get … Continue reading

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Recipe – Authentic Mexican Tacos

This has to be one of my family’s FAVORITE meals.  It’s simple and easy to prepare and I can make LOTS to feed a crowd without too much trouble.  I am a good cook (I stink at lots of things … Continue reading

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