mexican food

  • Taco Tuesday: It’s Fun To Make Homemade Corn Tortillas

    I made fresh corn tortillas today! They only involve 3 ingredients and take the same time as it would to run to the store to buy ready corn tortillas, return home, and warm them. Obviously, if you threw them into your cart during your usual grocery shopping, it's quicker to use the ones in the [...]

  • Slow Cooker: Restaurant Style Scratch Made Refried Beans

    On one hand beans have had an excellent reputation since the beginning of time being a cheap, accessible, nutritionally dense food and on the other, many claim that beans are hard to digest causing gastrointestinal distress and diets such as Paleo are against them all together. I have already said a few times on this blog [...]

  • Cast Iron Cooking, All In One Fajita Mix, & Zesty Queso

    I was late to the cast iron cooking game. I think I thought it was too heavy, not necessary, and required a lot of maintenance with tasks like seasoning and hand washing. My impression was wrong and it turned out to be a game changer! Yes, it is heavy. But that weight allows for more even [...]

  • Taco Tuesday: Crispy Cauliflower With Cashew Crema

    As featured on Fox's Good Day Charlotte! See me on T.V. here ;) I don't even want to discuss these tacos. They are THAT good. Just make and inhale. Buttery(but not really), crispy (but really) cauliflower drizzled with zesty, sour cream sauce. It's the what dreams are made of: tastes like butter, tastes like cream, but [...]

  • Taco Tuesday: 20 Minute Spinach Pinto Tacos With Avocado Lime Salsa

    Preparing and eating various types of ethnic cuisine is a love of mine. Perhaps it is my automatic exclusion from animal products or my Indian background that has trained my palate to explore what others may regard as exotic flavors. Here is a quick Mexican meal where a little flair of lime and spice makes for [...]

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