Tag: pepper

Mexican Rajas Poblanas, Post Hurricane

Mexican Rajas Poblanas, Post Hurricane

Perusing my archives for quick big batch recipes, found this perfect Mexican Rajas Poblanas dish.  In the hurricane Harvey aftermath, you gotta have both “delicious” and “big batch” for guests.  When you volunteer to help in your church kitchen or shelter,  get your hands on […]

Chile de Arbol Salsa

Chile de Arbol Salsa

When you want an aromatic salsa on the table, use this Chile De Arbol.  Its flaky and fiercely tasty. Native Mexican, of course, its flavor is very mild, a bit similar to that of the Serrano.  But unlike the Serrano, chile de arbol is used […]

Rajas Poblanas Con Queso

Rajas Poblanas Con Queso

Rajas Poblanas with cream are most often served as a side dish with your meal.  In this recipe some cheese is added at the end.  The dish makes a great appetizer for company.  With rajas Poblanas you mix the earthy flavor of Poblano chiles with […]

Fresh Serrano Salsa Ranchera

Fresh Serrano Salsa Ranchera

Fresh Serrano salsa ranchera has a bright taste and lots of nuance.  I make it in a molcajete, but if you want to double or triple the recipe for a party, use a blender.   It’s great on tacos, breakfast eggs and on rice and pinto […]

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 […]

Salsa Verde Cocida, A Fresh Salsa For Spring

Salsa Verde Cocida, A Fresh Salsa For Spring

Now that tomatillos are in season, this is a traditional cooked salsa recipe that is great on grilled fish tacos. Recipe: (makes 1 ½ cups) Ingredients: 8 oz tomatillos, about 3 medium tomatillos 1 Chile Jalapeño.  Sometimes these chiles can be large and that is […]

Salsa, Chile de Arbol

Salsa, Chile de Arbol

When you want an aromatic salsa on the table, use this Chile De Arbol. Native Mexican, of course, its flavor is similar to that of the Serrano.  But unlike the Serrano, chile de arbol is used mainly in its dried form.  The name “chile of […]