Category Archives: Main Entrée

CALABACITAS: CHEESY COMFORT FOOD

Calabacitas, or “little squash” in Spanish, is a Mexican dish of cooked squash often served as a side dish, but substantial enough for a hearty vegetarian main.  The dish can be made as a casserole, but is often made as a thick, chunky vegetable...
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SOPA DE FIDEO: MEXICAN COMFORT FOOD

Cultures all over the world have enjoyed a form of pasta for centuries, and while this humble noodle has roots in Moorish Spain, fideo is a staple in most Mexican pantries. In Spanish, fideo means noodle. This noodle is typically found in a bag...
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POBLANO GRILLED CHEESE PLEASE!

Tired of boring lunches?  It can be tough finding new ways to use familiar ingredients. So you have to try this easy lunchtime Poblano grilled cheese sandwich with Oaxaca cheese and Spanish chorizo. The rajas or strips of charred Poblano peppers provides a mild...
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HATCH GREEN CHILE WITH PORK

Hatch Green Chile with Pork is absolutely one of my most favorite dishes in the world. The tender, slow cooked pork roast melts in your mouth while the spicy Hatch green chile sauce brings it all together. Warm up flour tortillas and serve with...
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Easter Ham with Pineapple Chile Glaze

Although our family's Easter dinner consists of BBQ steaks, beans and rice, I still love a good ham for breakfast with eggs over easy during the holiday weekend. Most of the grocery stores have great deals this weekend on hams. Plus, the Easter Ham...
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