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Traditional Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

       

Mexican Rice

    It’s light and fluffy, full of wonderful flavors, and so easy to make. Mexican rice is the perfect addition to any great Mexican meal. In fact, it’s a staple throughout Mexico and no Mexican fiesta would be complete without it. Of course, it’s easy . . . → Continue reading Mexican Rice

Traditional Guacamole

Mom's Best Guacamole

       

Traditional Guacamole

  My family loves guacamole, but everyone seems to have their own favorite version. Whether you like it mild or spicy, chunky or smooth, a great guacamole recipe can easily be adapted to suit your preferences. This guacamole recipe is one that we use often . . . → Continue reading Traditional Guacamole

Edamame Salad

Edamame and Corn Salad

       

Edamame Salad

  This roasted edamame salad is perfect as a side dish or even as a healthy meal all on its own. The edamame, corn and tomatoes are roasted to intensify their flavors, then a little balsamic vinegar is added for a perfect touch. A healthy . . . → Continue reading Edamame Salad

Risotto with Pancetta

Risotto with Pancetta

       

Risotto with Pancetta

    Risotto is so easy to make, but for some reason, it’s also one of those dishes that seems to intimidate many people. With a few simple ingredients and an understanding of how to cook it, you can transform those simple aborio rice grains . . . → Continue reading Risotto with Pancetta

Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf

         

Quinoa Pilaf

    Technically quinoa is a seed and not a grain, but it can easily be substituted for a grain in many dishes. Quinoa has a wonderful texture and mild flavor. It is also rich in essential vitamins and minerals, including iron, potassium, and . . . → Continue reading Quinoa Pilaf

Roasted Corn Salsa

Roasted Corn Salsa

       

Roasted Corn Salsa

    Roasting the corn and red bell pepper help to give this dish its distinctive flavor. The vegetables become slightly softened while getting that lovely roasted flavor. When corn is in season, I make this salsa to go with everything from tacos to fish, . . . → Continue reading Roasted Corn Salsa

Pan Fried Honey Gold Potatoes

Fried Honey Gold Potatoes

       

Pan Fried Honey Gold Potatoes

    If you’re tired of serving the same old mashed, boiled or baked potatoes with your dinner, here’s a wonderful alternative that is sure to perk up your taste buds. These buttery golden potatoes are simmered until tender, then pan fried for . . . → Continue reading Pan Fried Honey Gold Potatoes

Rudy's Chunky Guacamole

Chunky Guacamole

Guest Contributor:  r. nuñez      

Rudy’s Chunky Guacamole

  This is a guacamole recipe that is almost like a salad with big chunks of tomato and avocado. Thank you Rudy for this delicious contribution. I made it for lunch today and it was superb!       {“@context”:”http:\/\/schema.org\/”,”@type”:”Recipe”,”name”:”Rudys Chunky Guacamole”,”author”:{“@type”:”Person”,”name”:”Debbie”},”datePublished”:”2017-11-30 . . . → Continue reading Rudy’s Chunky Guacamole

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

       

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

    I love these wonderful little gourmet potatoes. Sometimes I can find them at the local farmer’s market, other times, fingerling potatoes make a brief appearance at my favorite grocery store. Sure, they’re not always available at every grocers, but if you keep your . . . → Continue reading Gourmet and Fingerling Potatoes

Twice Baked Potatoes

Twice Baked Potato

       

Twice Baked Potatoes

  These twice baked potatoes have a nice creamy texture on the inside, with a slightly crisp exterior. Scoop out the interior and mix with milk, sour cream, butter, and seasonings. Then top with cheese and bake until they’re all hot and the cheese is . . . → Continue reading Twice Baked Potatoes