Cinco de Mayo

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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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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Homemade Chipotle Salsa

I have a recipe I am very excited to share with you today (actually I feel that way every time I share a recipe so what’s new?).  But this recipe involves Mexican food and salsa!  Salsa is a pretty big deal in our family.  We are very picky about our salsas.  That is one of
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Spicy Pork Carnitas

I have always loved Fridays for as long as I can remember.  I was born on a Friday.  I try to do any cleaning that needs done earlier in the week so I can run errands on Fridays.  Any day I don’t have to clean is always a good day!  And, it is the start
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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With a Taco Party!

Because of growing up in Arizona, our family loves to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. From what I understand, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated more in the southwestern United States than in  Mexico.   I think we celebrate it just because we are so grateful to Mexico for giving us things like tacos, enchiladas, chimichangas….I for one am very thankful
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Everything But The Kitchen Sink Salsa

Christmas Eve is approaching, and our family has the tradition of eating Mexican food that night.  I usually fix enchiladas, posole, and tamales.  Tamales are very popular in Arizona at Christmas time.  My mom and I have tried making them before, but we don’t quite have the hang of it yet.  We buy them from
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