Recent Posts by Stephen Chavez

Dulce de Leche Cocadas Recipe

Happy World Dulce de Leche Day!! We are celebrating with a simple sweet treat. Cocadas are a type of coconut confection found throughout Latin America. Mounds of soft and chewy coconut held together with sweetened condensed milk are pretty good, but adding...
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HOW TO MAKE STEAK PICADO WITH HATCH CHILE

Our Steak Picado with Hatch Chile epitomizes the best of home Mexican cooking. The onions, garlic, and tomatoes meld heavenly with the Hatch chile. There's something unique about the flavor of the green Hatch chile. We used a hot Hatch chile so this recipe...
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BRAISED OXTAIL IN A GUAJILLO SAUCE

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Rumba Meats. However, all opinions expressed are our own. Thank you for supporting Rumba Meats.Have you ever cooked with Oxtail before? In many countries, oxtail can either be seen as a delicacy or comfort food.  At one...
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HOW TO MAKE BEEF PICADILLO

The best part of writing a food recipe blog with someone is that you can sit and compare family recipes like this Beef Picadillo. Both of our moms were tremendous cooks but rarely used written recipes. Most of the meals came from...
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RAJAS CON CREMA — Creamy and Delicious

Mexican Rajas con Crema are flame roasted poblano chiles, cut into strips and cooked with onions and garlic and Mexican crema. Depending on the heat of the poblano pepper, the dish can be spicy or slightly spicy.People eat Rajas con Crema simply in a corn tortilla...
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HOW TO MAKE MILANESA DE RES

The other day I had a craving for Milanesa de Res that just wouldn't go away. What's milanesa? It is beef pounded thin, lightly breaded and fried quickly on both sides. A friend of mine said, "It's like the Mexican version of chicken-fried steak."...
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CINCO DE MAYO RECIPE IDEAS

By now, we hope most people in the United States understand that Cinco de Mayo is not a major holiday in Mexico. Yet, here in the U.S., we take this opportunity to demonstrate our love affair with Mexican culture and heritage. A big part...
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Raisin Coconut Bread Pudding Recipe

THIS IS PART OF A SPONSORED COLLABORATION WITH MILKPEP AND DIME MEDIA. However, ALL OPINIONS EXPRESSED ARE MY OWN. #HERENCIALECHEAs the song lyrics say, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”https://youtu.be/Xztvj8UBKwkWhat better way to bring cheer and goodness into your home this holiday...
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