Category Archives: mexican and tex mex recipes

Spanish Rice


For years I have wanted to have my own spanish rice recipe similar to those you find at Mexican restaurants. This recipe comes as close to restaurant style as you can find. Perfect for those Tex Mex evenings when going to … Continue reading

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fish tacos with a poblano and toasted corn hash


When days are warmer and nights are longer, our dinners tend to get later and later. This is okay as it gives everyone time to play outside and work in the yard. Tacos can be such an easy meal if … Continue reading

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Chicken Fajitas


Fajitas are an excellent dinner choice when your craving some Mexican food and want to keep your meal a bit lighter and healthier. There is nothing fried and fajitas don’t need to be laden with cheese. This is a quick and easy … Continue reading

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smokey black bean dip


Dips and appetizers have been on my mind as we are approaching the big game day. With leftover black beans in the refrigerator, it seemed only appropriate to come up with a good black bean dip. This dip has a … Continue reading

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rajas con crema (poblanos with cream)


  Rajas is a traditional Mexican condiment consisting of strips of poblano chilies and onions, thus ‘Rajas’ means strips. In this particular recipe, the strips of roasted poblanos and onions are married with melted cheese and cream. Perhaps this recipe eventually evolved into … Continue reading

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beer margaritas (limeade margaritas)


This is a great inexpensive drink that requires little effort, especially if hosting a Superbowl party… It takes little preparation and a few ingredients. The limeade and tequila could be mixed ahead of time but it would be best to add the … Continue reading

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chicken enchilada soup


  this is a hearty soup that could be called a stew. it is perfect for a cold evening when the soul needs some warmth and some spice. this soup definately has heat because of the peppers. it is a heat … Continue reading

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