My favorites

My favorites

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My favorites
Taco Night!

Taco Night!

So, my solution is to use the charred tortillas and then make the quesadilla in the microwave while the rest of the meal is cooking
Fajitas – Are they an authentic Mexican dish?

Fajitas – Are they an authentic Mexican dish?

The answer to that is sort of yes, and sort of no. The Spanish word “faja” means belt or girdle. and refers to the cut of meat known as “skirt steak”

Cuban Ropa Vieja with Fried Plantains and Rice

TO PREPARE ROPA VIEJA. Place the water, garlic, onions, carrots, celery, jalapenos, peppercorns, juniper berries, thyme, bay leaves, and salt in a large saucepan and bring to a boil
Sarasota's Spanish Paella

Sarasota's Spanish Paella

12 clams, cherrystone if possible my seafood guy will always clean them for me (rinsed well in a pan of water). 12 mussels, my seafood guy will always clean them for me (rinsed and cleaned well)
Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice is my new favorite rice dish. I couldn't help myself and kept eating serving after serving of this rice
PUERTO RICAN STYLE CORNED BEEF AND RICE

PUERTO RICAN STYLE CORNED BEEF AND RICE

Before we start cooking today, let me tell you my sad news.   My laptop is in the shop.   Apparently, even with all my anti-virus protection, my computer was BADLY infected

Quick Mexican Chicken Soup with Hominy

Yummmy. My first request when I go back to South Africa is for my beloved Samp Mielies—a staple in the diet of the Xhosa South African people
Cheap Eats >> Spanish Rice

Cheap Eats >> Spanish Rice

This is the recipe I was going to do earlier this week when I got hijacked by that Chocolate Blackout Cake recipe
Chicken & Rice Soup with Achiote-Ecuador

Chicken & Rice Soup with Achiote-Ecuador

While the first recipe I tried out from the cookbook The Latin Road Home didn't turn out so well, I enjoyed greater success with the second one (not counting the utterly delicious guava and cheese turnovers, click here for the post)
Mexican Tortilla Meatball Soup

Mexican Tortilla Meatball Soup

Meatballs. Combine the ground beef with the cilantro, garlic, lime juice, cumin, hot sauce and salt and pepper
TERESA'S MEXICAN MEATBALL SOUP

TERESA'S MEXICAN MEATBALL SOUP

Fall is my favorite season, which used to give me pause when I was young. Not to be overlooked in my eulogy to fall are the wonderful comfort foods that seem made for this time of year