Archive For The “Mexican” Category

Tito’s Tacos’ All Meat Burrito

Tito’s Tacos’ All Meat Burrito

I went to school just down the road from Tito’s Tacos in Culver City and it became a lunch time and after school destination for us to get something good and cheap enough for our allowance. It became a habit and like almost everything that you grow up eating, it became as much of a…

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Chili Lime Steak Fajitas

Chili Lime Steak Fajitas

It has been a blissfully blistering summer and especially when the girls were away on vacation, my husband and I depended on fast and easy meals like plain ol’ steak and potatoes. As good as it is though, that soon gets old and one of my favorite ways of sprucing up a steak dish is…

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Recipes to Rival: Tamales!

Recipes to Rival: Tamales!

These tamales were delicious! I love tamales, but I don’t usually order them when we go to restaurants. Why? because restaurant tamales usually suck. They are dry and taste like cardboard. The best tamales I’ve had were homemade ones; the kind someone’s mom or grandma made. And growing up in California, I didn’t have a…

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Spinach Quesadilla

Spinach Quesadilla

I got a call at work one day from Jade who asked if I’m coming home for lunch. I hadn’t really planned on it, but when she said she was making lunch, I jumped right on it. It’s against my principles to turn down a free lunch 😉 When I got home, this is what…

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Mexican Pizza

Mexican Pizza

I try to avoid buying processed foods and mixes but I’m a sucker for a good bargain, so that’s how we ended up with a couple of boxes of Mexican Pizza kits. We saw them on sale at Costco for 99 cents a box. Who can resist a sale like that? And since when do…

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Nachos

Nachos

This is one of the girls’ favorite snack and they have become quite adept at making this snack themselves. We like to make our own tortilla chips by frying up leftover corn tortillas. They taste so much better than the store bought ones, we think. For best taste, we like to make everything from scratch…

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Menudo

Menudo

We are currently on vacation in Wilmington, NC. Today, after touring Screen Gems Studios where the One Tree Hill series is shot, we got hungry from all that walking and went to Fajita Express just for a quick and cheap lunch. We had our doubts walking in because of name and the fact that it…

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Mexican chicken, chili & potato pot

Mexican chicken, chili & potato pot

This dish was cooked by Jade sometime ago. She got the recipe from a cookbook that she gave me for my birthday last year, One Pot – simple & delicious easy to make recipes. She knows I just love one-pot meals that are also quick and easy. This dish, she cooked for us one day….

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