Simple and great-tasting! Serves 4 side-dish portions or 2 full portions Ingredients: Summer squash (4 medium) 2 medium tomatoes                                               1/4 white onion 1 large garlic clove 1 cup corn kernels 1 cup water 4 tbsp. sour cream or table cream 1/2 cup shredded white cheese ( Mozzarella, Muenster, or a mix of the two) 1 tbsp. olive oil 2 tsp. salt (adjust to taste) 1 tsp. black pepper Note: Recipe pictured in… Read More

Caldillo is a Mexican version of the beef stew; it contains tomatoes, green chiles, and potatoes, among other tasty ingredients.  Serve yourself a bowl of this delicious stew this weekend or serve it without the broth and a side of Spanish rice. Ingredients: Serves 4-6 1 lb. stew meat 2 large potatoes, cubed 2 tomatoes. chopped 1/4 white onion, chopped 4 large garlic cloves, minced 2 green chiles, roasted, peeled and sliced 1… Read More

      It’s finally fall – my favorite season! So are you craving something warm and sweet? Click this link for recipe:  Empanadas de Calabaza – Pumpkin Empanadas  

Happy Monday everyone! Well I had a busy, busy weekend. We decided to have a cookout on Sunday and invite the family over, so guess who was at Wal-Mart at eleven p.m. stocking up on tostadas and fresh onions and tomato? But I love entertaining and most of all, cooking, so I was thrilled to have thirty hungry Mexicans at my doorstep the next evening. Like I’ve said before, I rarely follow a theme for dinner… Read More

Arroz con leche, or rice pudding, is a traditional Mexican dessert made with white rice, evaporated milk, and spices. It tastes great warm especially in the winter months or chill in the refrigerator for a few hours for a delicious summer treat. You can substitute raisins for cranberries or add chopped pecans. Provecho!     * If you are having problems viewing this post you can find this recipe through the following link. Click here: Arroz con Leche. Ingredients: 1 cup white rice, uncooked… Read More

Growing up, potato and ground beef tacos were a favorite among my siblings. To mix things up, I make different salsas each time. Today I made a flavorful avocado and jalapeno salsa that tasted amazing with the homemade taco shells. The idea of mixing potato and beef is to keep the meat from escaping the taco but it also adds phenomenal flavor. So grab the Coronas, invite some friends, and make these today! Ingredients:                                                          … Read More

There’s nothing more I crave in this cold weather than a beast-size bowl of hot stew. Try this caldo de res anytime and enjoy the holidays! Ingredients                                                                                 12 cups water (3 liters) 1  1/2 lb. beef shank bones and/or beef spare ribs 1 quarter piece of cabbage, roughly chopped 2 large carrots, chopped 2 corn on the cob, cut into fourths 3 small red potatoes quartered 3-4 green squash, sliced hand full fresh… Read More

These flautas are great and I purchased all the ingredients for under fifteen dollars. This recipe serves four. If you’re feeling wild, make a few shredded beef or shredded chicken. Serve with a side of Spanish rice and beans if desired. Ingredients: 16 corn tortillas two large potatoes, peeled and diced four cups shredded cabbage four tomatoes, sliced thin ½ refrigerated table cream or sour cream two avocados 2 teaspoons salt 1… Read More