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Guacamole Picado

February 9, 2011


Guacamole Picado is pretty the “classic” chunky guac that us Norteamericanos are familiar with.  Avocado, tomato, onion, chile, cilantro, and a healthy squeeze of lime.  With a dish this simple fresh ingredients make all the difference; unfortunately its January and the quality of produce available isn’t that great but we make do with what we have. So […]

Guacamole de Tomate Verde

January 15, 2011


The last time I tried to make guacamole I failed miserably due to some bad avocados.  This time I some regular (non-organic) avocados from a different store and had much better results.  This recipe for Guacamole de Tomate Verde is basically Salsa Verde Cruda with the addition of mashed avocados. According to Chef Bayless the […]

Ensalada de Nopalitos

January 12, 2011


Yesterday, I went back to the fruit market looking for Nopales and there were none to be found.  I should have bought those fresh ones, five days ago, when I had the chance.  So I had to resort to using jarred nopales for my ensalada. The plus side to using the jarred kind (I used […]

Crema Espesa

January 10, 2011


This one was a little scary to me.  I’m not a huge fan of dairy, I mean I like cheese and yogurt I guess but I don’t drink milk and don’t very often cook with it either.  So making (and enjoying) thick, ripe, cream seems like a bit of a challenge for me.  However, Crema […]

Chiles en Escabeche

January 10, 2011


More pickled goodness in a jar.  This time the star is not the onion but chiles (I used serranos) and the carrots.  At many decent taquerias you will find a jar or bowl of delicious Chiles en Escabeche on the table.  Pickling the chiles not only imbues them with briney goodness but also mellows out […]

Escabeche de Cebolla

January 10, 2011


I like most things pickled, pickled peppers, pickled herring, mango pickle, etc.  I really like onions too so pickled onions seemed like a no-brainer.  Crunchy, briny, delicious, pickled onions.  They were very simple to prepare too (though I think I cut my onions too thick) and as these sit overnight (and beyond) they soak up  […]

Salsa Verde

January 8, 2011


So… I usually start off my posts with a pic of the ingredients in the dish but since I forgot to take one, I’ll just list them: Tomatillos, Onion, Jalapenos, Cilantro, Chicken Broth, & Salt.  As you may have guessed, this Salsa Verde is a cooked version of Salsa Verde Cruda. After all the veggies […]