Tag Archives: Mexican Food


Lentil Tacos

Here’s a healthy, easy meal to add to the family dinner rotation.

bean dip

Val’s Bean Dip

This bean dip recipe is basically my variation of refried beans — it makes good use of whatever beans we have left over from the night before, and it’s delicious!

taco shells

Tuesday Tip: Crispy Taco Shells

Yes, these are tortillas deep-fried in oil. But we don’t eat them all the time; the tortillas we use are small and basically, they taste just so damn good on family taco night.

Roasted Green Salsa With Tomatillos

Call me crazy, but I prefer the taste of the tomatillo salsa made in the molcajete to salsa made in the food processor. You can literally taste the difference. Amazing!

Carnitas for Cinco de Mayo

Carnitas are the best. I simply cook long and slow in the oven, basting occasionally. Traditionally, you cook the pork roasts in huge copper pot filled with bubbling lard. My way is easier, less messy, healthier, and really delicious