Tacos are life. Especially here at OhSo, I don't believe we've met a taco we didn't like. Velvet Taco is one of my favorite taco joints here in Dallas (shrimp and grits taco is next on my list of things to recreate). One of my friends introduced me to their elote. Many of you may have had elote, or corn on the cob with all the traditional Mexican slathering of mayo, lime, cheese, spices. I can't do the mayo, so I was super stoked they didn't use that, AND! and they put it all in a cup for you. I . . .
Happy Cinco de Mayo week!!! It's the MOST WON-DER-FUL TIIIIIME.......OF THE YEEAAARRRR!!!!! I love frying things. People complain that their house smells after frying things, it's such a hassle, they burn down the house.....all legitimate concerns, I suppose, I just have yet to experience any of the above. These fried avocado tacos got me on the fried avocado train. I also fry veggies, make falafel, peaches, fry all of the things! I just can't do most pre-packaged, pre-mixed . . .
Pizza is a universal love language. I feel like it should be added as the 6th love language in that book, right along with quality time and touch. Ooh-la-la! Coinciding with good pizza, I love ALL good food! Including food that my family and I may have to eat during any time of hardship--a natural disaster, financial hardship, whatever it be, I like to be prepared, and like knowing I'm prepared with GOOD food and not just oreos. And goldfish crackers. I contacted Thrive . . .
One of our favorite, fast, weeknight meals is fajitas. For years I relied on the seasoning packets to whip this meal up - but I recently discovered I could do it from scratch with just as much ease and with double or triple the tastiness. I start by marinating my chicken. I do it for 2-3 hours, but overnight would be even better. I add lots of lime juice, lime zest, garlic, olive oil, cumin, chipotle, and onion powder for the yummiest chicken you ever did taste. I cook the chicken . . .
My husband and I are obsessed with the movie Nacho Libre. The first Halloween our son could walk, I made a Nacho costume for him, and it was awesome. We quote it all the time and giggle without fail. We also happen to love nachos. Give us all the nachos. We also love pulled pork, so I added smokey pulled pork and it made my nacho life complete. Make a little chipotle lime créma and this is perfect for your Superbowl party, finger-licking good! I've got recipes for . . .
When all of us Oh So girls were living in Southern California (insert crying emoji), I worked in a cardiac ICU in Anaheim. LOVED it--the job (we truly did some amazing things and I learned so much) and the people. The patient population and my co-workers were about the most culturally diverse I've ever seen. I was definitely the minority, as most of my co-workers were from Malaysia, Philippines, India, Somalia, South Africa, Germany, Korea, I could go on. Their Taco Tuesday couldn't be beat, and . . .
For how much we love tacos around here - you gotta believe we are eating them for breakfast! This recipe was inspired by a dish I used to order at a local restaurant in Long Beach, CA called Hof's Hut. I always loved those yummy tacos for breakfast! I have such fond memories of dining there with my dear friend. That's what food is all about right? The memories and the meaning. These tacos combine chicken, eggs, cheese, and a chipotle cream sauce for a burst of flavor! Rocking . . .
I love me a good bean burrito. Nothing fancy, no rice or anything crazy, just simple, tasty refried beans, maybe a little cheese, sour cream, or a smidgen of enchilada sauce, and everything spiced just right. I usually add some spices and a little milk to most cans of refried beans, and while they are delicious, I've been dying to try making my own. Like using real dried pinto beans. I felt very legit, let me tell you... like I just couldn't quit. Y'all it's so easy, you can't . . .
Fall is officially here, so I've been breaking out my soup recipes for some cozy evening suppers. Albondigas Soup has been a favorite of mine for a long time. Whenever I see it on a menu at the Mexican restaurant I'm sure to order a cup. It is so comforting and hearty with a kick of flavor! Albondigas is the spanish word for meatball - so this soup is simply - Mexican Meatball Soup. The meatballs are paired with fresh vegetables in a simple broth. You start by making a flavorful . . .
We have had a fun opportunity to work with Mission Foods and show off a brand new product of theirs... GLUTEN-FREE Tortillas!! Can I get an AMEN?! If you're not singing hallelujahs with me, you might be wondering why gluten-free tortillas? Why not just use a corn tortilla? Well my friends, corn tortillas are wonderful, delicious and have their place in Mexican cuisine. But somethings just can't be made with a corn tortilla! (P.S. Check the bottom of this post for a fun easy giveaway!!) For . . .