Posts Tagged ‘mexican’

Ponche Navideño – Mexican Christmas Punch

ponche navideno

Part four in my Christmas Around the World series! Christmas in Mexico, focus on: PONCHE NAVIDEñO! Big thank you to our friend Carlos for joining me on the show again to share his ponche recipe! ¡Feliz Navidad, y’all! Ponche Navideño is a hot punch made from fresh and dried fruits, with the option of adding…

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Corn Tortilla Recipe

Making corn tortillas in many ways is easier than homemade flour tortillas. The traditional corn tortilla recipe is only three ingredients: masa harina, salt, and water. Masa harina is a dry flour made from masa, which is a dough made from dried corn that’s been treated with a strong alkalizing compound (usually lime — calcium…

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Big Ass Burritos

Burritos! Not breakfast burritos; I’m anti-breakfast burritos. But big ass, beany, cheesy, meaty burritos? Now we’re talking. I’m sure it’s obvious that you could fill these babies with anything your heart desires and your fridge contains. In my case, that was some black beans that became refried beans, some frozen chicken breast that became shredded…

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How to make Flan video (scroll down for flan recipe) Cinco de Mayo is this weekend and if you’re not familiar, it’s kind of a big deal around these parts. It’s a Mexican holiday that commemorates the Battle of Puebla, in which the Mexicans whooped the French even though they were outnumbered two-to-one. It’s always…

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Crispy Beef Tacos

crispy beef tacos video – scroll down for recipe We never had McDonald’s when I was a kid, but Taco Bell was on the “okay sometimes” list. I don’t remember ever eating Taco Bell when we weren’t in the car, so it must have been some kind of back-up plan for food emergencies on the…

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Chiles Rellenos

Chiles Rellenos REcipe Video – scroll down for the recipe card! I was talking to my friend Estrella the other day and remembering the first time we made chiles rellenos together with her mother, Adriana. Estrella and I were in our early twenties, maybe even just twenty years old. It was my dad’s birthday dinner…

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Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros Video – scroll down for recipe I know you know I love tacos, but what maybe you did not know is that I also love tostadas which are like tacos, but flat and hard to eat. Or flat and FUN to eat if you want to think positively about it, which I do.…

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Mexican Hot Chocolate

Dudes, listen up, okay? Stop what you are doing. Seriously. You guys? Pay attention, please. I have to tell you about this very important thing called Mexican Hot Chocolate. This is the best hot chocolate you will ever have in your life and I am not even lying right now.

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Making Friends And Picadillo

I remember being 23 and thinking that I would never again in my life be capable of making such amazing, smart, sweet, crafty, kind-hearted friends as I had then. Fortunately, I still have those incredible friends in my life and am thankful every day for that. But one part of that thought that I am…

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