How to Cook an Easy and Delicious Mexican Fried Fish

How to Cook an Easy and Delicious Mexican Fried Fish

This easy recipe makes for a quick and delicious dinner that will bring a little piece of a Mexican beach into your kitchen. Continue reading “How to Cook an Easy and Delicious Mexican Fried Fish”

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Wonderful Mexican Market Foods That You Need To Try

Wonderful Mexican Market Foods That You Need To Try

The best way to shop in Mexico is not at a chain store but in one of the many colorful markets. Take a look at what I found! Continue reading “Wonderful Mexican Market Foods That You Need To Try”

How to Make a Healthy and Delicious Mexican Meat Salad

How to Make a Healthy and Delicious Mexican Meat Salad

Salads are a refresing meal option when warmer weather rolls around, and this Mexican meat salad is both healthy and delicious. Continue reading “How to Make a Healthy and Delicious Mexican Meat Salad”

Esquites (Mexican Corn Salad)

Esquites (Mexican Corn Salad)

What's for Dinner Moms?

So, you may read this recipe and think I have completely lost my mind. Mayonaisse and jalepenos in a corn salad? Yes, this was delicious. My kids gave me the cross-eyed look when I served it to them but once they tried it they were shocked at how much they really liked it. It also pairs perfectly with the empanadas that we made the other night.

Verdict:

The salty taste of the cheese with creaminess of the mayonaisse was delicious. The jalepenos added a bit of heat. Taste the salad as you go to make sure you like the amount of spices and spiciness. Leave the membrane in the pepper if you want it spicier or add more chili powder or a dash of cayene pepper.

If you do not have Cojita cheese you can substitute grated Parmesan cheese or a small amount of crumbled feta cheese. The salty taste…

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Zacahuil – An ancient culinary tradition started by the Ancient Aztecs, still practiced today

Zacahuil – An ancient culinary tradition started by the Ancient Aztecs, still practiced today

Aculturame

One of the reasons many domestic travelers visit the Huastec Region of Mexico is to enjoy the delicious ethnic dish called zacahuil.

Zacahuil translates as bocado grande, Spanish for big bite.  The word derives from one of the many Maya dialects specifically the Huastec or Téenek.

When I traveled to Xilitla, one of my beloved towns in Mexico, I had the opportunity to eat this succulent dish for the first time.  It is delicious to say the least; smoky in flavor and the meat in the dish provides enough protein needed to start a new day full of activities or just to start a regular workday.

The livelihood of many families in Xilitla depends upon this dish as it provides the means to generate income and support their families.

This video showcases the long process of making zacahuil, which is usually prepared by the women, just like most…

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Blissful Mexican Recipes To Celebrate Day Of The Dead

Blissful Mexican Recipes To Celebrate Day Of The Dead

The Day of the Dead is a celebration which, like everything in Mexico, calls for lots of delicious food!  Continue reading “Blissful Mexican Recipes To Celebrate Day Of The Dead”

How To Make Delicious Mexican Corn on the Cob

How To Make Delicious Mexican Corn on the Cob

The fall is the perfect season is to enjoy corn on the cob, and if you make it Mexican, it’s even better. Here’s the recipe! Continue reading “How To Make Delicious Mexican Corn on the Cob”

Taco Tuesday: Smoky Steak Tacos

Taco Tuesday: Smoky Steak Tacos

Fabulous Fare Sisters

It’s Taco Tuesday! I think this is by far my favorite taco! A hearty fried corn tortilla filled with sirloin steak that’s been marinated in a smoky sauce then flash-grilled and topped with homemade Mango Pico de Gallo and Smoky Chipotle Aïoli…so much flavor in such a little taco! WOW!!

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Mexican Pierogi Casserole

Mexican Pierogi Casserole

What's for Dinner Moms?

How much are we traveling this summer? Every single weekend, except for two,  from the beginning of June to the middle of September. The cat is even done with us being gone as you can see above. She sees the suitcases come out and she tries to climb in. We are not supposed to forget to take her with us again!

Because we are traveling so much I am not buying groceries as I normally do. I am using up every little scrap I can find in the pantry, refrigerator, and freezer to save money. My children and I were going through the freezer the other night and found some ground beef and a couple of boxes of pierogi. I knew we had some salsa in the pantry and cheddar cheese in the fridge. Mexican Pierogis it is!

Verdict:

Neither of my children were very thrilled at the thought of…

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Why You Need To Start Eating Healthy Mexican Chayotes

Why You Need To Start Eating Healthy Mexican Chayotes

You may never have heard of a little veggie called “chayote“, but you should start eating it now. Here’s why! Continue reading “Why You Need To Start Eating Healthy Mexican Chayotes”