One time I asked a good friend how on earth her mother made such amazing mexi-rice. When she told me how simple it was, I couldn't believe it. What's even better, I took her famous recipe and made it one step easier! This pressure cooker mexi-rice is fast, easy and the perfect side to any mexican dish. When my friend told me her family's recipe for mexican rice, she mentioned ingredients I had never noticed while shopping. Knorr chicken boullion? "Always Knorr, and clado de tomate" I . . .
When I say I love Mexican food, I mostly mean I love tacos, beans and rice. I'm one that tends to get what I love and stick to it. My husband is one who who loves to try all sorts of mexican food. He lived breathed spoke and ate all kinds of authentic mexican food for two years. He understands their menus so much more than I and is adventurous when it comes to this type of ethnic food. A while ago some friends invited us over for dinner. The husband is from Mexico and his wife is from . . .
Tex-Mex basically equals queso, really. My brother spent two years in Mexico City and said he never once saw chips, queso, or salsa. Not once! I remember growing up we had this one babysitter in particular who would chop up all of my parents' expensive cheddar cheese, melt it, throw some salsa in there, and eat it with chips. I thought it was absolutely heavenly. Forbidden, guilty, heaven. Except the bowl of oily, clumpy, stringy melted cheddar cheese looked nothing like what you get . . .
SO it's like super-duper cold right now and there are all sorts of mounds and mounds of snow blanketing our country right now. Yes, mostly the northeast, but it's still been solidly in the 30s here in Texas (OK except on Valentine's a couple days ago when it was 77...womp womp) and I AM FREAKING COLD. If only we could all be beachside right now with the warm sun baking our skin, an icy cold fruity drink in one hand and these smoky pulled pork and pineapple taquitos with a side of pineapple . . .
Enchiladas are one of my favorite foods, but one that I rarely make. Enchiladas made at home have always meant enchilada sauce from a can, and to me enchilada sauce from a can means yuck. Store bought canned sauce ranks way below sauce from the Mexican restaurants enchiladas. After Kadee's red enchilada sauce's was so yummy I got on a enchilada kick. I seriously made those red enchiladas soooo many times I started chaining it up a little bit so my family wouldn't get sick of them. like adding . . .
After I had baby Oliver my dear friend Christy brought us these enchiladas. I can't even describe to tell you how bomb they are. It is kinda surprising the flavor explosion that goes on in ones mouth. At first glance you might expect them to me your regular run of the mill creamy chicken enchiladas. You know the kind, full of cream of chicken soup, sour cream, and shredded chicken. nuh uh. These are very very different my friend. First of all you make your own creamy sauce. Second, your . . .
ok, so its no secret that carne asada is pretty bomb. I love it, I order it all the time...but what I have really been into lately is carnitas. When it comes to making a Mexican meat at home carne asada is not typically a choice that I make. Steak is expensive, and finding the right steak for carne asada has been difficult for me. Pork Carnitas however are really great choice to serve and make for your family and guests. It is inexpensive and serves mucho amigos. It is also EASSSY. So. . . .
I am a sucker Mexican food. I crave the tangy salsa and tart lime over cilantro covered tacos on a regular basis. My hubby doesn’t even need to ask where I want to go out to eat lately, he know it doesn’t matter so long as it is Mexican. I used to be an all-Italian kind a girl, but lately I’m feeling more like the chacha. One of my favorite quick Mexican meals is Huevos Rancheros. And don’t ask me what the name means or where it was derived from… the best that google could give me was “Ranch . . .