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Category: Mexican Food

Diana Kennedy’s Shrimp in Chipotle Sauce or Camarones Enchipotlados From Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street

Diana Kennedy’s Shrimp in Chipotle Sauce or Camarones Enchipotlados From Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street

Whenever I see a recipe for Shrimp, I am always drawn to it. Shrimp brings back childhood memories of my earliest restaurant experiences.  It felt so very grown up to be served what looked like an Ice Cream Sundae glass where giant shrimp clung to […]

Steak Tostadas with Cashew Salsa and Red Cabbage Slaw

Taco Tuesday could easily be replaced by these Tostadas, which still keep a South of the Border flavor but add a crunch and cashews to the mix.  It’s from Bon Appetit and it makes a great weeknight change-up.  The tostada is a great discovery.  Easy […]

Petty Cash’s Zucchini Quesadilla with Spicy Salsa Rioja

        Food and Wine’s Version  As I was working my way through last month’s Food and Wine, I came to an overhead shot of a crispy, toasted tortilla topped with bright red chiles and cilantro leaves.  I was taken with the photo […]

Cinco de Mayo Enchiladas con Camarón y Carne de cangrejo… (To us Gringos, that’s Shrimp and Crabmeat Enchiladas)

Cinco de Mayo is upon us.  It’s a once-a-year opportunity to salute Mexico with a purely American excuse to consume copious pitchers of Margaritas, mountains of tortilla chips and oceans of salsa.  Last year, I posted a recipe for Enchiladas Suizas, a wonderful gooey, cheese-y […]

Sizzling Pork Tacos with Tomatillo Salsa and Salsa Crudo adapted from the New York Times

  A Basketful of Tomatillos          Summer cooking should be as easy as this every day of the week.  These tacos are great fun to make.   Sitting around the table with a stack of corn tortillas, filling as many as you like with a delicious […]

Shrimp, Corn and Avocado Quesadillas and Ina Garten’s recipe for Roasted Shrimp

         I got a big kick out of this recipe when I initially made it.  It calls for ‘leftover shrimp’.  Does anyone actually ever have leftover shrimp? If anything, when you serve these addictive little two-bite appetizers, you are more likely to have anything other […]

Jorge Cruise’s Carne Asada Tacos

Here we are, two days away from Cinco de Mayo and if you’re looking for a way to celebrate, dig into Jorge’s Carne Asada Tacos and feel positively sanctimonious about it.      Jorge Cruise is the author of 11 books, almost all of which promise stupendous […]