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Tried and true Mexican food recipes

Recipe – Smoky Mexican Charro Beans

I looked over the recipes on my blog today and was surprised to see that I’d never posted a recipe for Mexican Charro beans, the high protein staple of many Mexican kitchens! My own family ate them 3-4 times a … Continue reading

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Black Bean Salad – Perfect for a Picnic or Potluck

Toss together in large serving bowl: 3 cans black beans, drained, rinsed (let as much water drain off as possible) 2-3 fresh ears of corn, corn cut off cob (leave it raw), or 1 c frozen corn, thawed 1/2 red onion, finely diced … Continue reading

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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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