Recent Posts by Stephen Chavez

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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POZOLE ROJO

This Pozole Rojo, or “red” pozole, is made with pork shoulder or shanks, red chiles, and lots of hominy corn. Although in our photos, the soup looks loaded with goodness, the soup itself is quite simple with pork and hominy and a light broth.Serve...
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SLOW COOKED PORK CHILE VERDE RECIPE

I grew up eating chile verde in burritos, quesadillas or on a plate with rice and beans. I'm talking about my all time favorite Slow Cooked Pork Chile Verde Recipe. It's pork shoulder (or butt) cooked so slow that it falls off...
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