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10 June, 2022

Bacon & Black Bean Taquitos

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Taquitos also known as tacos dorados, are a Mexican-American dish consisting of a small, rolled, crisp-fried corn tortilla filled with various ingredients such as shredded chicken, beef, cheese, refried beans and vegetables. Essentially A Taquito Is A Rolled Taco Most people associate taquitos with Mexican cuisine. Though two American restaurants in Southern California are often
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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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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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7 April, 2022

Mexican Chorizo & Egg Tacos

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Mexican migrants initially brought tacos to America when they came to find work on railroad construction in the southern states. In the early 1900s, the Mexican taco carts lined Los Angeles, with the women running them called chili queens. At the time though, most Americans considered tacos a lower-class street food. But today, tacos are
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28 October, 2021

Chorizo Potato Tacos

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The contribution of the taco to the culinary world starts with Mexico and the Aztec corn fields. Though the Aztecs did not enjoy tacos as we know them today, they did though, invent the corn tortilla. The Tacos Origin The taco as we know it today likely came from the Mexican men who mined silver
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19 June, 2021

Burritos With Homemade Flour Tortillas

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The flour tortilla is a variant of the corn tortilla and its name comes from the Spanish language meaning “small cake”. Flour tortillas originated in the northern Mexican states of Chihuahua, Durango, Sonora and Sinaloa, where it is more suitable to grow wheat than corn. In more recent times both the flour and corn tortillas
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30 July, 2014

Beef Steak Fajitas

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The featured recipe is not authentic Mexican food, but a Tex-Mex style food with Mexican ingredient influence or Mexican inspired. Fajitas got its start in a tortilleria in Houston Texas (USA). As legend has it, Maria Ninfa Rodriguez, better known as “Mama Ninfa Laurenzo” starting serving fajitas in her Houston restaurant called the Rio Grande
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18 May, 2014

Mexican Chicken Tortilla Pie

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This isn’t a traditional Mexican dish, but rather a recipe out of New Mexico (USA). New Mexican cuisine is the cuisine of the Southwestern US state of New Mexico, the region is primarily known for its fusion of Pueblo Native American cuisine with Hispano Spanish and Mexican cuisine originating in Nuevo México or New Mexico.
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1 May, 2014

Mexican Desserts to Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth

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  If you hear “Mexican food,” your thoughts may instantly turn to enchiladas, burritos, guacamole, Pico de Gallo and fajitas. But what comes after those savory, spicy delights? Something sweet, of course! The best way to wrap up a delicious Mexican meal is with a classic Mexican dessert. Sweet and decadent, the three tasty desserts
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