Mexican

Layered Chicken Enchiladas

July 22, 2013
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Now, if I’d just read the recipe all the way through before I started cooking, it wouldn’t have come as such a surprise to me that this would be a Layered Chicken Enchiladas dish, rather than traditional rolled enchiladas. But, in fact – confession time – I am terrible when it comes to reading through […]

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Tamales

September 26, 2011
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I hope I whet your appetite for Mexican food with last week’s sopes because I’m back this week with Tamales! I caught the hint that tamales might be a tad labor intensive when three different people kind of sighed and waved their hand when I suggested I wanted to try making them. There’s a good […]

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Mexican Chicken Sopes

September 19, 2011
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I hadn’t heard of sopes until a friend of mine brought over some that her mother, who is from Mexico, had made. This was back in my single days – which seem like forever ago, although we’re only talking circa 2003 – when I had my own one-bedroom apartment in one of those ’50s-era buildings […]

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Margaritas

May 4, 2009
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Around here, in San Diego, the margaritas will be flowing in a big way on Cinco de Mayo. Everyone has their preference when it comes to the refreshing cocktail: frozen or on the rocks. I tried a margarita recipe I found on a bottle of Triple Sec both frozen and on the rocks (yes, I […]

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Carnitas Soft Tacos

April 13, 2009

I always get the carnitas. Mexican food is the cornerstone of local cuisine in San Diego, where I live. My husband and I have our favorite restaurants and taquerias but whenever we branch out to try a new place I always order the carnitas as a sort of benchmark of how good the food is. […]

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