Huevos con Chorizo for the Holidays – #VivaLaMorena #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VivaLaMorena #CollectiveBias This holiday season – or anytime really – the perfect recipe for any breakfast, well at least for me anyway, are huevos con chorizo. They just hit the spot, and get […]

Taco Tuesday: When did that become a thing?

Taco Tuesday: When did that become a thing?

Mondays; they’re unforgiving. Tuesdays… they’re great for TACOS! And why not? Tacos are delicious every day of the week if you ask me. But somehow, someone, at one point in time, decided there’s no better day of the week to enjoy this tasty Mexican fare than on Tuesdays. Maybe there’s […]

Tortas de Frijoles

Tortas de Frijoles

So serious food bloggers, you need not worry about my pathetic attempts at writing and more importantly taking pictures of my food.  That’s the disclaimer I’m putting out there before we get into the real meat (or shall I say beans) of this post. You know how when we were […]

Is Pozole Mainstream Now?

Is Pozole Mainstream Now?

Have you ever been to eat at Sweet Tomatoes?  Anjelica introduced this soup and salad style restaurant to me a couple of years ago, and ever since we have been regular customers, every couple of months.  We usually go when we are feeling especially healthy, or when a lighter meal […]

Beauty in the simple things

This weekend I had one mission.  To spend downtime enjoying the absolute charm of doing nothing, and dedicating some effort to experiencing the world again without so much reliance on my phone or the Internet to stay abreast of “what’s going on right now.”  Then my Internet literally crashed and […]

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Cooking with Nopales: An Acquired and Emotional Taste

Nopales con huevos.  Nopales with meat.  Nopales with chile.  Nopales by themselves.  At our house they were always a staple of our cuisine.  At least for my parents, they were a vital part of the Mexican diet.  If we didn’t have anything else to eat, a couple of nopales and […]

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Imported: Mexican Treats & Memories

Family going to Mexico always means getting lots of great goodies when they come back.  Recently my parents came back from a trip to our Cerritos, San Luis Potosí in México, and desde luego mamá had to bring enough Mexican treats for all of our huge familia.  Most of these items […]

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Awesome Mexican Snacks: Piña con Tajin… Like a lot of it!

Today’s post is pretty gratuitous.  It’s hot in Texas.  Like hot.  Real hot.  Hot, hot, hot.  ¡Caliente!  To quote Anjelica, I mean.  So what better way to beat the heat that by enjoying some awesome Mexican snacks. Today’s offering is piña con Tajin.  Believe me it’s delicious! Just cut up […]