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Cooking Classics: Homemade Flour Tortillas

Cooking Classics The Technique Flour Tortillas Homemade Flour Tortillas are a must if you truly love authentic Mexican recipe classics. They may be filled with cheese & brushed with butter then cooked quickly for effortless quesadillas or used to make flautas, chimichangas & so much more. Although a tortilla press makes corn tortillas a breeze, […]

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Baking Classics: Mexican Wedding Cookies

Baking Classics The Technique Mexican Wedding Cookies A table of irresistible sweets are generally displayed when traditional Mexican weddings are planned featuring a variety of cookies, cakes & confections. Often times, it is here where you’ll see these delicious treats. Mexican Wedding Cookies which may also be referred to as polvorones, a term that encompasses a […]

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Cooking Classics: Tetelas Oaxaca

Cooking Classics The Technique Tetelas Oaxaca Tetelas Oaxaca are a traditional savory pastry made from a simple masa filled with black beans. The dough is formed into circles using a tortilla press, then folded into a triangular shape in order to cover the filling amply before cooking which in turn gives them their signature look. […]

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Fall Entertaining: Black Bean-Avocado Gorditas

Fall Entertaining Southern Socials Black Bean-Avocado Gorditas Black Bean-Avocado Gorditas are made using a recipe of Refried Black Beans. They may be prepared quickly & used for many applications. Authentic Mexican gorditas are a masa based pastry that rely on a tortilla press in order to evenly flatten them. A good rule of thumb when choosing one is to […]

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Cooking Classics: Refried Black Beans

Cooking Classics The Technique Refried Black Beans Refried beans are a quintessential authentic Mexican food dish that may be prepared a number of ways. Although they are generally made with pinto beans, black beans offer a wonderful variation. Chili & cumin season this version beautifully along with a bit of chopped onion while red wine […]

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The Basics: Black Beans

Cooking Essentials The Technique Black Beans Black beans may be served by themselves or cooked & used as a recipe component in order to make many delicious main dishes such as burritos, quesadillas & more. They are wonderful in dips & appetizers or may be added to soups for a heartier meal. The good news is […]

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Fall Entertaining: Grilled Chicken-Avocado Gorditas

Fall Entertaining Southern Socials Grilled Chicken-Avocado Gorditas Grilled Chicken-Avocado Gorditas may be prepared with Salt & Pepper Grilled Chicken however smoked chicken is a lovely way to enjoy them when entertaining, too. Although this particular variation features Charred Salsa Verde & avocado, consider switching them up with Salsa Roja, Monterey Jack cheese, serrano peppers & […]

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Fall Entertaining: Smoked Pork Gorditas

Fall Entertaining Southern Socials Smoked Pork Gorditas Southern-style entertaining is simple in the fall when a host of favorite flavors & items that may be prepared in advance are planned. Smoked Pork Gorditas With Salsa Roja feature many authentic Mexican cuisine classics guests will love. Salsa Roja is so versatile you’ll want to make a […]

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