Archive For The “Mexican” Category

Cinco de Mayo Pork Roast ala Asi

Cinco de Mayo Pork Roast ala Asi

With me working, I like either quick and easy dishes or dishes that cook long but without a lot of fuss. This dish requires a long braising time in the oven, but it is easy to cook even by remote. All you need is a 14 year old girl and a phone. While at work,…

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Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

What do you do when tomatoes from your garden start filling up your kitchen counters and the freezer too? Canning would be a good answer, but I haven’t had much time to do that. What we do, we make salsa instead! These will keep in the refrigerator for a few days, so they come in…

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Guacamole

Guacamole

We love cooking and eating Mexican food, and guacamole is one of our favorites either as a dip or as an accompaniment to any Mexican dish. However, we have also gotten into the habit of making it every time we cook out on the grill. It just pairs up well with grilled meats. This is…

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Tortilla Pie

Tortilla Pie

We love Mexican food, and we like making it at home not just going out to eat it at the restaurant. While trying to figure out what to do with some country style pork ribs, we thought we’d try using it in tortilla pie. We just had tacos with Jade’s special bean dip not too…

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Mission District Salpicon

Mission District Salpicon

I had to post this recipe first, since it goes with Jade’s Bean Dip recipe, which we had during our Mexican Feast last week. I got this recipe from the San Francisco Cookbook. The cookbook is designed for tourists, highlighting different areas in San Francisco with an accompanying recipe from the particular district. I picked…

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Winter Chili con Carne

Winter Chili con Carne

You can tell by the number of soup posts lately that the weather has gotten cold. This is a thick and hearty meal that also provides a lot of warmth within. We had this with corn casserole, and it was wonderful! As usual, I had to make two pots, one spicy and the other not…

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Beef Tacos

Beef Tacos

This is the beef tacos we made tonight, from left over roast beef made a couple of nights ago. The salsa, we made from tomatoes from our garden. This year we planted red and yellow tomatoes. I think it makes for a pretty colorful salsa. We had Spanish rice with the tacos. I also made…

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