Category Archives: TexMex

How Have You Bean?

I have a little Slow Cooker cooking magazine by Betty Crocker. One of the recipes in it that I’ve tried is for a Three Bean Chili (you can find Betty’s recipe at this link on their website and my take on … Continue reading

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It’s Mexico’s Independence Eve

Many people think — falsely — that Cinco de Mayo (May 5th) is Mexco’s Independence Day, but it’s not! Mexico’s Independence Day is September 16th. ¡Feliz Cumpleaños, Mexico! Mexico’s Independence Day was kicked off by a Roman Catholic priest named … Continue reading

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Put the Happy…

…in jalapeño!  The other night, hubby requested double-decker tacos, and to go along with them, I decided to make some homemade Jalapeño Poppers as an appetizer. Traditionally, Jalapeño Poppers are  jalapeños that have been ribbed and de-seeded, filled with cheese(s) and/or meats, then battered or … Continue reading

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A Rose by Any Other Name

I have a little Slow Cooker cooking magazine by Betty Crocker. One of the recipes in it that I’ve been wanting to try for some time is one for a Three Bean Chili (you can find Betty’s recipe at this link … Continue reading

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Warm to Mildly Chili

And no, I’m not talking about the weather. I’m talking ’bout poblano chilies, peoples. 🙂 As handy, dandy Wikipedia tells us: The poblano is a mild chili pepper originating in the state of Puebla, Mexico. Dried, it is called a chile ancho (“wide chile”). The ripened red poblano … Continue reading

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Blame It on the Cilantro!

We love TexMex at our house. One of our favorite dishes is enchiladas, and I have several variations on this delicious, yummy, casserole-style dish. Last week, inspired by a combination of a hankering for some TexMex and a desire to … Continue reading

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You Know, They Sell Those at the Store!

That’s what my mother-in-law told me the first time she’d heard I made homemade Flour Tortillas. 😉 And she’s right, of course: for convenience, store-bought tortillas are just the ticket. But when I have some time, feel like puttering about a … Continue reading

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