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Clamato Michelada | Mexican Beer Cocktail

A Michelada is a Mexican cocktail made with beer, lime juice, a bunch of different sauces and, in this case, a not-so-secret ingredient: Clamato juice. Learn how to make an easy and ultra-refreshing Clamato Michelada to keep you going on those hot summer days! Jump to: | Recipe | What Is A Michelada? | Ingredients …

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Roasted spiced pumpkin seeds recipe

Whether you’re carving Jack-o-Lanterns for Halloween or roasting squash for a Winter comfort dinner, don’t throw out the seeds! Roast them up with some aromatic spices for a healthy Fall-flavored snack, or a garnish to many Mexican dishes. Jump to: Recipe: Spiced Pumpkin Seeds | Which Pumpkin Seeds Are Edible? | How To Remove and …

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Best Mexican Celebration Recipes: Día De Los Muertos

On the 1st and 2nd of November, Mexicans will honor and celebrate the spirit and memory of loved ones that came before them. The celebration is known as Día De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead). There are a number of traditional food dishes that are enjoyed during this time, either as a meal or …

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Heirloom Squash Varieties: Best Flavor & Growing Tips

Heirloom squash often taste better than hybrid varieties, which have been grown to look pretty or ship well. This guide will help you grow or cook with the best of them, distinguishing which are best for soup, desserts or baked pumpkin seeds. Like heirloom tomatoes, heirloom squash are distinctive in flavor, color and uses! Jump …

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How to Use Tortilla Press in Making Homemade Tortillas

There is no doubt that it is easier to buy corn tortillas rather than make them, but homemade tortillas are 100 times tastier! A tortilla press is helpful if you want the perfect thickness and size, but the ingredients themselves couldn’t be simpler: masa, water and salt. Watch how mi amiga from the Bajio region …

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Traditional Pork Pozole Rojo: Pork & Hominy Stew

This traditional version of pozole rojo is a luscious slow-cooked stew made with pork, hominy, Mexican spices, and a blend of mild to moderate chile peppers. It is simple to make without a lot of hand-on time, but to develop the full flavors it should be simmered for a couple of hours. Make a big …

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How to Make Tamales: Step-by-step Tutorial for Beginners

Tamales are special. While not the easiest thing to make, the recipe below offers a few methods to make it easier by revising the step where you rehydrate, deseed and roast the dried peppers. These tamales have excellent flavor and texture and can be made even easier if you enlist family or friends in the …

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Easy Chicken Mole Rojo for the Home Cook

The variety of Mexican moles are all unique and delicious, but the required pepper roasting, peeling and rehydrating can be a bit daunting and time consuming.  This mole rojo using a powdered blend of smoked chiles, cocoa and spices is the key to making a more achievable, but still full-bodied, mole. Jump to: Recipe | …

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Quick & Easy Pickled Onions as a Side Dish to Mexican Cooking

Pickled onions are a tart and slightly sweet accompaniment to a wide variety of dishes (a perfect match with Mexican cuisine).  The cool, pungent crunch adds a crisp fresh taste to carnitas or fish tacos in particular. They take 5 minutes to prep, 30 minutes to marinate, and will keep in the refrigerator for many …

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Low Carb Mexican Flan: Orange Flan De Queso

Although Mexican dinners are relatively easy to modify to be compliant with a low carb diet, Mexican desserts can pose more difficulties. This Low Carb Mexican Flan (Orange Flan De Queso) is a dessert that works well with low carb diets. It is creamy and scrumptious, with the only sugar coming from the fructose in …

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