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16 January, 2023

Caldo de Res – Mexican Beef Stew

Caldo de Res – Mexican Beef Stew
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Caldo de res is a Mexican beef stew that’s extremely hearty and satisfying. A hearty comfort stew cooked with beef and garden vegetables. The key to making this extraordinary stew is adding the vegetables at the right time, so they don’t turn to mush. This stew is versatile when it comes to vegetables. Besides carrots
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22 July, 2022

Mexican Cuisine – Turning Hard Corn Kernels Into Something Eatable

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In every part of the world and from every culture there is a story to be told not just about the people and their culture, but their cuisine as well. There’s history behind every recipe and particular custom that goes into making a dish. Historic Mexican Cuisine Mexican cuisine is one of the most historic
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24 May, 2022

Authentic Mexican Chilaquiles

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Once you know how to make this Mexican breakfast dish, you’ll never throw away a stale tortilla again. Chilaquiles turns yesterday’s tortillas into a tasty base for an assortment of possible toppings. The word chilaquiles (pronunced: chee-lah-kee-lehs) is an ancient word from the Aztec Nahuatl language meaning “chilis and greens.” The Nahuatl language originated in
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2 May, 2022

Homemade Mexican Salsa

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Salsa is traced back to the times of the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayans. The native people created their own versions of salsa using tomatoes, chilies and squash seeds. However, official discovery to the rest of the world did not occur until the Spaniards conquered Mexico in the 1500’s. This mix of ingredients became popular throughout
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21 April, 2022

Authentic Mexican Chile Rellenos

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Chiles Rellenos are a Mexican dish made up of green chiles stuffed with cheese or meat, breaded and fried, and served with sauce. They are a Mexican dish that dates back to the 16th century during the Spanish conquest of Mexico. The first plated rellenos was prepared in the city of Puebla, a town close
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15 April, 2022

BBQ Chicken & Roasted Garlic Black Bean Tostadas

BBQ Chicken & Roasted Garlic Black Bean Tostadas
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A tostada (Spanish meaning Toasted) is the name given to various Mexican dishes and other parts of Latin America. The tostada, when broken into bite size pieces, can be consumed with a dip, like guacamole or salsa. Corn tortillas are typically used for tostadas though you can also use flour tortillas. Learn From A Native
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7 January, 2022

Eggs Rancheros

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Traditionally known as ‘Huevos Rancheros’ or ranch-style eggs, this Mexican breakfast or brunch recipe is served over fried corn tortillas and topped with a ranchero sauce or salsa. Then top that with goat cheese or a Mexican queso fresco cheese and cilantro. It makes for a deliciously yummy dish. When you cut into them, the
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19 September, 2020

Tacos al Pastor

Tacos al Pastor
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Tacos al pastor is a dish developed in central Mexico that is based on shawarma spit-grilled meat brought by Lebanese immigrants to Mexico. Read more here about The Tastes of Mexico Being derived from shawarma, it is also similar to the Turkish döner kebab and the Greek gyros. The traditional way to make tacos al
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13 November, 2015

South Of The Border Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Campbell’s soup says it right with their canned “Homestyle Mexican-Style Chicken Tortilla Soup.” They describe the soup as packed with ingredients found in kitchens south of the border. After they describe the ingredients in their soup, they say, “let your taste buds transport to the comforts of the southwest with each delicious spoonful.” Though this
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16 October, 2015

Mango Guacamole Chicken Salad

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This salad has flavors of the tropic’s, as it contains mango, avocado, and coconut sugar. It is a quick and easy recipe to prepare. Did you know that mangoes are eaten fresh more than any other fruit in the world? The mango has been around for some 4,000 years now, and it is biologically a close
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