Eggs

Nopalitos Con Huevo – Cactus With Egg Taco

Nopalitos Con Huevo – Cactus With Egg Taco

Serve nopalitos con huevo with freshly made corn tortillas. The tang and crispness of the nopalitos are wonderful for breakfast.  It’s a classic Mexican dish that’s enjoyed all over the US and Mexico, and certainly everywhere in the Texas Mexican region.  Moreover, nopalitos are a […]

The Saucy Poetry Of Huevos Rancheros

The Saucy Poetry Of Huevos Rancheros

Poetry and food?  Absolutely with Huevos Rancheros.  First of all I love Tejano music, Norteño music.  It’s just in my blood. Whether I’m driving or at my desk, when I hear a conjunto, a corrido, una polka, I instinctively want to stand up and twist, […]

Make Machacado — Texas Salt Lake

Make Machacado — Texas Salt Lake

“Machacado Con Huevo” uses the basic element, salt (sodium choride), to dry and preserve meat.  It’s a traditional breakfast dish based on a technique that we inherited from our native Texas ancestors who handed it down to each subsequent generation.  Over thousands of years, a […]

Breakfast Tacos: Potato and Egg

Breakfast Tacos: Potato and Egg

Potato and egg breakfast tacos were my lunch staple all through grade school.  My mom would make them for all us kids, and send us off to school with these wonderful tacos wrapped inside a brown paper bag.  By lunch time they were cold, but […]

Breakfast Taco, Sausage and Egg

Breakfast Taco, Sausage and Egg

“Chorizo Country” and egg is a hearty and traditional Texas Mexican breakfast taco.  Just ask anyone in central or south Texas.   Add some freshly made tomato and Serrano chile salsa and you’ll be ready to save the world! The best breakfast tacos are made with […]

Huevos A La Mexicana – Mexican Egg Scramble

Huevos A La Mexicana – Mexican Egg Scramble

Not only is this a quick breakfast for those weekdays when you want to hit the road in a good mood, but it’s got protein, complex carbs and lots of vitamins. It’s a Mexican celebration. All of the ingredients in this breakfast were enjoyed in […]

“Huevos Indios”- Curried Deviled Eggs

“Huevos Indios”- Curried Deviled Eggs

Serve these at a barbecue as appetizers, and make sure to make plenty.  They’re also great for an evening party because you can store them in the fridge until you’re guests arrive.  The zing comes from not just the curry but also from the capers.  […]

Texas Mexican Breakfast:  Migas con Chile

Texas Mexican Breakfast: Migas con Chile

Migas is a traditional Texas Mexican breakfast.  I’d like to see more kitchens preparing it because it’s 1.  zesty and delicious, 2.  high in easily digestible protein1, 3. low-fat, and 4. rich in vitamins and minerals. The word means crumbs and it refers to the […]

A Mother’s Day Breakfast Recipe from “Amá”

A Mother’s Day Breakfast Recipe from “Amá”

On this Mother’s Day I’m re-posting a breakfast recipe from my book, Truly Texas Mexican: A Native Culinary Heritage In Recipes. At long last the book has been released and has started shipping. Thank you, friends and colleagues who contacted me yesterday, saying that the […]

Mushroom & Gruyère Omelet

Mushroom & Gruyère Omelet

This morning I woke up slowly, had my coffee in bed, then strolled into the kitchen to find Cremini mushrooms and a bit of that wonderfully melting, subtle-tasting Gruyère cheese (Swiss). That’s a winning combination for an omelet that will make you feel like you’ve […]