Mexican Recipes

Barbacoa Beef Tacos

As I told you in my last post, ice cream is my favorite dessert, but tacos are my favorite savory food.  That is always how I judge whether I like a Mexican food restaurant.  I start with the tacos, and if they are good, I’ll be back. The meat inside the taco has to be
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Salsa Verde

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo, one of the yummiest holidays around because it involves Mexican food!  I think I could eat Mexican food every day and never get tired of it.  And of course, salsa is a very big part of it.  I make several homemade salsas of different types, but I had never tried
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Perfect Guacamole

I realized recently that I don’t have a recipe on Cook AZ I Do for guacamole.  Considering how much our family likes guacamole, that just is not acceptable.  I think the reason I haven’t put it on here is most of the time with guacamole I just wing it.  I also have liked it pretty
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Arizona Quiche

We have overnight company quite often so I am always on the look out for delicious breakfast dishes.  I recently noticed this recipe for quiche on Real Housemoms and knew as soon as I saw the pictures I would have to give it a try.  It was as good as I had hoped, and I
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5 Favorite Mexican Food Recipes

My family and I are so excited about Cinco de Mayo coming up this week.  I started going through my recipes to figure out what to fix.  If you will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo as well, I wanted to share some of my favorites in case you need some ideas. If you have been
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Pork Chili Verde

It is Friday, and our family eats Mexican food on Fridays which I always look forward to. But this is a very special Friday.  It is the one year anniversary of Fiesta Friday over at The Novice Gardener.  Because of the fact that it is a huge anniversary celebration, I couldn’t just take any old Mexican
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Posole Rojo – A Christmas Eve Tradition

Today I want to share with you a delicious soup that our family eats on Christmas Eve, but would be wonderful anytime you want a flavorful soup reminiscent of the spices in a tamale.  It is called Posole Rojo. It is often served on Christmas Eve in Mexico.  Many families in Arizona eat Mexican food on this night, I think due
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Watermelon Mango Salsa

We just got back from vacation, and I noticed the date (time seems to stop when you’re traveling).  I was just amazed that it is already the last part of August!  How did that happen?  Then, because I like to cook seasonally, I realized there is not that much more summer left for all the
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