A zesty Southwestern soup to jazz up your life. If not your life then your taste buds. Because maybe your life doesn’t need it but your taste buds? They always do. This hearty soup has a range of flavors and colorful ingredients like shredded chicken, spicy jalapeño peppers, red peppers, red onions, earthy black beans, sweet corn, fresh tomatoes, lime, cilantro and buttery avocado. It’s… [Read more]
Sizzling fajitas made with strips of marinated steak, a trio of colorful peppers, onions and fresh cilantro tucked into warm flour tortillas. A Tex-Mex favorite. With fresh lime juice and spices like chili powder, cumin and oregano, the marinade adds incredible flavor and helps tenderize even the cheapest cuts of meat. Time is all it needs to work magic.
What do you get when you crush up a taco and mix it with pasta? A crazy delicious fusion called Taco Pasta. But I’m not really asking you to make tacos and crush them up. Tee-hee. That would be silly. And strange. Instead, I deconstructed them and added a little twist.
King Ranch Chicken is a famous Texas casserole made with chile peppers, tomatoes, cheese and tortilla chips. With layers of gooey goodness, it’s immensely comforting and exactly what you expect from Tex-Mex food, one of my favorite cuisines on the face of the Earth. Spicy, creamy and crunchy all at the same time with a ton of different textures and flavors to keep your taste… [Read more]
This will go down in history as the summer of veggie burgers. What it won’t be is the summer of tomatoes. Hundreds in my garden still cling to their young, green selves. Someone forgot to send them the memo youth is not eternal. These jazzed-up burgers are equal opportunists and can be made with beans or ground beef. Whatever one you favor will work well… [Read more]