Chicken Tinga Tostadas

Chicken Tinga Tostadas

Dear Chicken Tinga, I wonder where have you been all my life and why haven't I heard of you before now? With your catchy name that makes me so happy to hear I want to repeat it over and over. Chicken tinga. . . chicken tinga. . . chicken tinga! Music to my ears. So easy you are to throw … [Read more...]

Baked Chicken Enchiladas Cafe Tacuba-Style

Chicken Enchiladas Tacuba

Chicken enchiladas smothered in a creamy poblano sauce and topped with melted cheese. It's a recreation by Rick Bayless of enchiladas served at Cafe Tacuba in Mexico City. … [Read more...]

Roasted Chicken Escabeche


Roasted chicken takes on a whole new life when baked in a zesty escabeche. It's an entirely new spin on the traditional roasting I'm familiar with. The Mexican escabeche is made of jalapenos that have been pickled with carrots and onions, a recent discovery and one that I love. … [Read more...]

Chipotle Steak Tacos


Chipotle chiles and steak come together with caramelized onions to produce a soft taco with rave results. Spicy and hearty with pops of sweetness from the onion, they offer a balance of flavor that is perfect for each other. … [Read more...]

Mexican Hot Chocolate Corn Muffins

 Mexican chocolate has a rich, full-bodied, complex flavor and contains sugar crystals, cinnamon and often times brown sugar, vanilla and chiles. It has a zingy flavor my Dad compares to cinnamon red hots. Even when melted, little specks of chocolate remain intact giving it a grainy texture … [Read more...]