Tag: chorizo

Stuffed Squash Blossoms With Chorizo, Frijoles Pintos

Stuffed Squash Blossoms With Chorizo, Frijoles Pintos

This stuffed squash blossoms recipe is a sure “wow” factor at parties. Guests swear that the rich texture comes from cream or cheese, but it doesn’t.  The sumptuous texture derives from the beans, slowly and properly cooked.  Another reason these are a party hit is […]

Queso Fundido: Appetizer That Sizzles and Bubbles

Queso Fundido: Appetizer That Sizzles and Bubbles

Queso Fundido is sometimes called choriqueso (chorizo-cheese).  It’s a favorite throughout the Texas Mexican food region, which includes central and south Texas and northeastern Mexico.  I make it regularly, especially when unexpected company drops in. Just pop it in the oven and wait for it […]

Chorizo Tacos

Chorizo Tacos

Sometimes you just feel like indulging.  These chorizo tacos  are weekend festive events, a taste that bursts with tang, spice, no-fuss enjoyment. Be sure to add Jalapeños en escabeche (pickled jalapeños) to continue the vinegar of the chorizo and add a piquant lift.  This recipe […]

Chorizo and Egg Tacos

Chorizo and Egg Tacos

This story is another about delicious foods that evolved when foreign, imported products (pork) encountered the natural terroir (chiles) of Mexico.  Chorizo is the creative culinary result of imported pigs meeting the local chiles. Two worlds collide and boom!  Let’s eat. It’s famous, of course, […]