Tag: eggs

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 […]

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 […]

“Fideo” Is A Texas Mexican Classic

“Fideo” Is A Texas Mexican Classic

Fideo is a delicious family favorite and one that emphasizes our native tomato.  I first wrote about this some years ago, but decided to post this recipe again because I suddenly realized that our “Fideo” probably predates the Italian dish,  spaghetti with tomato sauce.This realization […]

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 […]

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, […]