Category: Cinco de Mayo

Chicken Enchiladas – Red & White Sauce

Chicken Enchiladas – Red & White Sauce

The red and white sauces add such a nice depth and contrast in flavors, and make these the best chicken enchiladas and a favorite in our house.  Why Two Different Sauces? This chicken enchilada recipe uses both a red and a white sauce because they…

Mexican Fudge Brownies & Raspberry Sauce

Mexican Fudge Brownies & Raspberry Sauce

Chocolate and Spice is Definitely Nice! These Mexican fudge brownies are not very spicy, but they will certainly heat things up. Perfect for date night, Valentine’s Day, Cinco de Mayo or any other day.  Ménage à trois… Ooh la la! No, Pepé, not that kind…

Seedless Raspberry Sauce

Seedless Raspberry Sauce

How to make seedless this raspberry coulis! First thing we have to do is get the raspberries away from Pepé before he eats them all. Ok, I might be guilty as well. I love raspberries and this sauce goes great with so many things such…

Quick & Easy King Crab Tacos with Chipotle Sauce

Quick & Easy King Crab Tacos with Chipotle Sauce

The quickest and easiest way to use leftover Alaska King Crab meat that will have your friends & family drooling. Make your next “Taco Tuesday” the best ever. No Taco Shell Required These healthier “deconstructed tacos” don’t need to be in a shell. They are…

No Flip Chicken Quesadillas

No Flip Chicken Quesadillas

No flip, no mess, no stress Hey, thanks for stopping by. There are probably 40,000 chicken quesadilla recipes out there, so I have no idea how you landed here, but I’m glad that you did and I really think you’re gonna love this recipe.  I…

Light Mexican Corn Salad

Light Mexican Corn Salad

Because there are other options besides rice and beans Why does almost every Mexican meal in the United States come with rice and beans? OK, I like rice and beans, don’t get me wrong, but really? Let’s step it up already. Plus this Light Mexican…

Bitter Salty Perrotini

Bitter Salty Perrotini

Margaritaville was too crowded Sometimes you just don’t want a margarita with your Mexican food. I mean let’s be serious… They’re good, but I can never drink more than one or two before I need to scrape all that sweet and sour stuff from my…

Best Homemade Guacamole

Best Homemade Guacamole

Please Stop Putting the pit in the Bowl! I’m sorry if this offends those of you who still insist on putting the avocado pit in the bowl. You all declare that it keeps it from turning brown. It absolutely does not. The only part it…

Smoky Pulled Pork Street Tacos

Smoky Pulled Pork Street Tacos

Hold the asphalt please  Pepé was a little confused when I said we were making street tacos. He thought we were going get some asphalt from the road and make it into a taco. His head must be full of gravel. LOL His little chompers…

Jicama Mango Slaw

Jicama Mango Slaw

There’s no law about slaw   Well, I was smoking a pork shoulder for our guests and as usual I was going to make the standard coleslaw to go with it, when out of nowhere, Pepé le Chef jumped out and said, “NO, NO SHERIE……

Easy & Healthy Fish Tacos

Easy & Healthy Fish Tacos

Is there time for tasty taco tuesday tongue twisters today? Pepé and Claude challenge you to come up with some tasty taco Tuesday tongue twisters of your own while we make these easy and healthy fish tacos, but don’t talk with your mouth full (that…

Warm and Tasty Chicken Posolé (Pozole)

Warm and Tasty Chicken Posolé (Pozole)

Did you know that Pozole means “hominy”? The word pozole, means “hominy”, (a type of corn), and is also a traditional chicken soup or stew from Mexico. We ate Pozole or hominy all the time when I was a kid, but it was just dumped…


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