Tag: Queso

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chile Con Queso Soufflé

Chile Con Queso Soufflé

One of the recipes that I especially like in my book, “Truly Texas Mexican,” is Chile Con Queso. But you will be surprised to learn that my recipe (page 67 in the book) is not the “Queso” dish that is served in many restaurants that […]

Pimento Cheese Spread — Chile Dulce With Cheese

Pimento Cheese Spread — Chile Dulce With Cheese

I love this chile-cheese spread.  It’s common all across the southern US, and it is so beloved that folk get into nasty fights and feuds about the correct ingredients and taste. Long live beloved food! This recipe is rich and bold, contrasting the roasted, pungent […]