Blistered Brussels and Cauliflower, 100 Years of West Coast Flavors and More!

Living in Southern California means there is always good Mexican food around. One fact about me is that I love all my food saucy! The more sauce, salsa and dips the better. In this post I am sharing three tasty and saucy recipes I recreated from the makers of LA VICTORIA® Brand. Their salsas takeContinue reading “Blistered Brussels and Cauliflower, 100 Years of West Coast Flavors and More!”

Micheladas Locas

Have I mentioned that I love spicy foods? Oh, only a hundred times? Okay, good. Let’s move on! I made a michelada loca, a Mexican beer cocktail that includes all of my favorite Mexican goodies. Hot sauce, lime, chamoy, chili powder, spicy Mexican candies. The list goes on.

Pork and Potatoes with Salsa Verde

 This dish is cooked in one skillet in less than thirty minutes, it only requires four main ingredients and it is inexpensive to make! The pork and potatoes are hearty and full of tangy salsa verde flavor. 

Mexican Themed Baby Shower

Last weekend was my sister’s baby shower! We had a big family party to celebrate the parents-to-be and little baby Olivia. The party was Mexican themed with vibrant colors, handmade paper flowers and lots, I mean lots of delicious Mexican food. I am sharing all of the little details and the food here with youContinue reading “Mexican Themed Baby Shower”

Homemade Tortilla Chips and Salsa

 Store-bought chips have nothing on the homemade ones. They just don’t.  When I was a little girl and my mom would make chilaquiles for breakfast I would sneak into the kitchen and take a couple of the perfectly fried and crisp tortillas before they got added to the spicy sauce. It’s funny how little memoriesContinue reading “Homemade Tortilla Chips and Salsa”

Slow Cooker Chicken Pozole Verde no

Chicken breast and hominy simmer in a spicy broth made of tomatillos, onion, garlic, cilantro, peppers and a few other ingredients that makes it taste like you slaved away all day. There is nothing like a bowl of hot pozole to warm you up on a chilly night. Serve with a fresh squeeze of limeContinue reading “Slow Cooker Chicken Pozole Verde no”

Marcela Valladolid Foods

Marcela Valladolid is not only my favorite Food Network chef, but now she is also bringing her own line of Mexican food to grocery stores near you! Chef Marcela is the host of Mexican Made Easy and one of the hosts on The Kitchen both on the Food Network channel. We all know that’s my faveContinue reading “Marcela Valladolid Foods”

Mexican Potato Tacos (Tacos de Papa)

 This is one of my favorite meals of all time. Of all time! Tacos dorados de papa AKA fried potato tacos. These are crispy tacos filled with creamy potatoes and topped with lots of yummy veggies, cheese and salsa.  My mom would make these tacos all the time while I was growing up (she still does)Continue reading “Mexican Potato Tacos (Tacos de Papa)”