Posts Tagged ‘TexMex’

  • I am a web designer by day and a food enthusiast by night. I'm originally from the Fort Lauderdale/Miami area but moved to the west coast (first OR an now CA) two years ago. Prior to that I spent two years in France and Spain. Living in Europe not only made me a much more experimental cook, but also taught me about the importance of improvising in a recipe -- because on most days I could never find all of the ingredients I needed!

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Chicken & Corn Chowder

Fall 2013 has been the season of soups for me. I decided to get experimental and make a chowder, which I have never made before and the results were amazing! Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1 tbsp butter 1/3 cup cream 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth...

by admin on December 5th, 2013
No Comments  Soups

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Black Bean Soup

Black bean soup is great as a starter or as a meal by itself and it pretty easy to make, even without using canned black beans! Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1 (BPA-free!) can of black beans, with liquid (to substitute with dry beans: prepare them as...

by admin on November 25th, 2013
No Comments  Soups

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Spicy Vegetable Enchilada Soup with Fried Corn Tortilla Strips

It was time to clear out some leftover food in the house (again!) and what a better way to utilize corn, red beans and vegetables than make a wonderfully spicy vegetable enchilada soup?! One item I always keep on hand are bouillon cubes — just...

by admin on August 23rd, 2013
No Comments  Soups, Vegetarian

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Vegetarian Southwest Taco Salad

Any number of ingredients can go into a taco salad but here is a recipe for throwing one together quickly that still tastes great! A creamy southwest-style ranch dressing goes nicely with it, or for this particular salad I used a gourmet hot chili-infused olive...

by admin on August 14th, 2013
No Comments  Salads, Vegetarian

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Crispy Beef Tostadas

Delicious Tex-Mex style crispy beef tostadas are really simple to make and a great way to utilize leftover corn tortillas. Serves: 2 Ingredients: 2 corn tortillas  beef 2 cups iceberg lettuce or cabbage, shredded 1 small tomato, diced 3/4 cup mixed white and yellow cheese,...

by admin on June 30th, 2013
No Comments  Mains