Recent Posts by Stephen Chavez

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. #HERENCIALECHE As the song lyrics say, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” https://youtu.be/Xztvj8UBKwk What 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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Hatch Enchiladas Suizas with Chicken

You'll never want to eat any other kind of enchilada after tasting these amazing Hatch Enchiladas Suizas with Chicken. In every bite, you'll enjoy the robust flavor and heat from the hot Hatch Green Chiles. Heavy cream and sour cream mellow the fire from...
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