Category Archives: Mexican Food

Chiles Relleno!

Last night I made Chiles Relleno – my version of course.  For those of you who don’t know, the word relleno means stuffed.  So any chile pepper stuffed with any ingredient is a chile relleno.  Those poppers everyone love – … Continue reading

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On Sale

I love a bargain. I have no problem buying “ugly” produce or other grocery items at reduced prices.  It may not look pretty but it tastes the same.  My grocery store has an endcap that holds nothing but a limited … Continue reading

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Chipotle and Chicken

It’s has been a beautiful day here in New Mexico.  Unfortunately it is Sunday and that means laundry – both guest rooms and our personal laundry – so I haven’t had much of a chance to be outdoors.  However, I … Continue reading

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Pico de Gallo

It’s almost May and I am looking forward to fresh local produce.  As a rule, I make a real effort to cook with foods that are in season in the area.  January, February, March and April are the worst months for … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo in New Mexico

Yesterday was  Cinco de Mayo.  And no, contrary to popular opinion, Cinco de Mayo it is not Mexican Independence day.  In New Mexico Cinco de Mayo  ranks up there with St. Patrick’s day as far as celebrations go.  For some people it’s about … Continue reading

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Tortillas – Part Two

There is an article in the business section of today’s Albuquerque Journal about a company that is going to start making “home style” tortillas.  In light of my recent post I was interested enough to read the story, especially since … Continue reading

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The Best Tortillas

You would think living in New Mexico I would have access to some pretty awesome flour tortillas.  They are, after all,  a staple of the cuisine.   Almost all the flour tortillas available in grocery stores in the Albuquerque area … Continue reading

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