Picante Salsa

After making my Pork Green Chili I had a quarter of a bushel of green chilies that still needed to be used, so I decided to make salsa.  When I finished the salsa, the question came up as to whether this was “salsa” because it is cooked. For those who wonder: Salsa = sauce Picante =…

Taco Meatloaf X 2

Our sixth stop in our journey through A Meatloaf in Every Oven is the Taco Meatloaf.  The recipe inspired a super easy knock-off, so I made them both and did a side by side comparison! Ingredients Original                                      …

Smothered Mexican Stuffed Chicken

This recipe goes back to the days when I was first experimenting with meat glue and sous vide.  On reflection today, those may or may not have been good choices. Ingredients Chicken breasts Meat glue Ground beef taco filling Green Chilies (canned) Pork green chili (or vegetarian) Mexican blend shredded cheese Salsa or pico de…

White Chicken Chili

I really embrace Sandra Lee’s idea of Semi-Home made.  I love to use seasoning packets and other prepared items and then add my own spin. It’s April 23 and we had more snow off an on all day, so I thought one last hearty soup or chili for the lingering winter would be good.  I…

Mini Tostadas

I love tostadas, but they aren’t usually on the top of the list when we have Mexican food night.  These mini tostadas are perfect for your Cinco de Mayo party.  You can make them  with a variety of base layers, so you will have several options in one appetizer (or you can consider it 3-4…