Tag Archives: Mexican foods

2-Bean Chili Mac & Cheese

Doesn’t the title just sound like heaven in a bowl?  What’s better than some tasty chili or a creamy bowl of mac and cheese?  How about both put together! This week, Britt and I decided to cook dinner for the … Continue reading

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Tequila-Lime Linguine (CPK-Style-ish)

The LA Times includes a great column in the food section called Culinary SOS.  People from Southern California write in about tasty dishes they ate at restaurants in California and elsewhere.  The LA Times then posts the recipes for all … Continue reading

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Black Bean Veggie Burgers

It was my first time cooking in our newly remodeled kitchen, and what better way to celebrate than a BBQ with Nicki and Matt.  Lamb burgers for the guys – black bean veggie burgers for the gals.  With a side … Continue reading

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Enchilada Meatloaf

First and foremost, a big big apology for not having meatloaf photos in this post.  Ash and I made meatloaf for our family Hanukkah party, and the camera wasn’t working at the time, so we cooked without snapping pics.  Then … Continue reading

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Mexican Slaw Salad

Not only is summer great for strawberries, but it’s also great for corn!  This recipe was born from my desire to use various veggies I bought at the farmers’ market – corn, peppers, cilantro, tomatoes.  Patrick and I liked this … Continue reading

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Pollo Saltado

Pollo saltado is a delicious Peruvian stir fry dish that incorporates red onions, tomatoes, chicken, french fries, and a cross between South American and Asian flavors.  I have loved this dish ever since the first time I ate it, and … Continue reading

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Stone Fruit Thai “Sauce”

I was browsing through a friend’s cookbook collection last night and came across an interesting one called “Eat This Book” that contained simple, flavorful recipes.  The first part of the book was fresh herb “sauces,” and this recipe was inspired … Continue reading

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Lentil, Greens and Brown Rice Burritos

This recipe was inspired by a burrito Ashley and I loved at a restaurant called Hugo’s in Sherman Oaks.  This dish is great when you are craving a filling burrito but want something a little healthier.  This recipe makes 4 … Continue reading

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Black Bean, Corn and Tofu Enchiladas

Enchiladas are definitely one of my favorite foods at a Mexican restaurant.  And for so long, I just couldn’t figure out how they may the delicious sauce that turns a tortilla and filling into an enchilada.  I used the Trader … Continue reading

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Vegetarian “Tortilla” Soup (with butternut squash and black beans)

I have always been a fan of making soups – they are easy, and with fresh ingredients always taste good with little effort and are low in fat, high in vitamins and healthy stuff.  My favorite kinds of soups use … Continue reading

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