Tag: cumin

Puerco En Chile Colorado – Bright Red With Guajillo Chiles

Puerco En Chile Colorado – Bright Red With Guajillo Chiles

Puerco En Chile Colorado is one of the iconic Texas Mexican dishes that is shared with other regions, especially the northern regions of Mexico, each region of course having its slight variations.  I grew up with this on our table, whenever we could afford meat, […]

Tacos And 5 Holiday Gift Cookbook Ideas

Tacos And 5 Holiday Gift Cookbook Ideas

A holiday gift cookbook is like a delicious taco de picadillo that has clarity and nuance.  I use a molcajete for my taco de picadillo family recipe because it gives me control over texture and taste.  I use the traditional Texas Mexican triad of spices, […]

Chicken Poached in a Garlic-Cumin Broth

Chicken Poached in a Garlic-Cumin Broth

Chicken poached in a garlic-cumin broth is from Hidalgo, in the central Eastern region of Mexico, the homeland of the great Toltec culture. Toltec art and the huge monuments are well-known and iconic of MesoAmerica, but a lesser known fact is that the region has […]

Puerco en Chile Colorado, Red Chile Pork

Puerco en Chile Colorado, Red Chile Pork

Puerco En Chile Colorado is one of the iconic Texas Mexican dishes that is shared with other regions, especially the northern regions of Mexico, each region of course having its slight variations.  I grew up with this on our table, whenever we could afford meat, […]

Refried Beans and Texas Mexican Rice

Refried Beans and Texas Mexican Rice

The term, “refried beans” is a misnomer.  The correct translation of the Spanish, “frijoles refritos,” is “well fried beans.”  No fat required. Properly cooked beans and rice are a delicious meal.They’re also complete, nutritious protein. The recipes below rely on basic, straightforward technique. It’s the […]