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Back to Basics a Mexican Kitchen

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Refried Beans and Mexican Rice Beans and rice are a staple in a Mexican household.  Beans alone are welcome in any meal.  Every family has their own special way of preparing beans and rice.  I find a lot of people do not take the time to make homemade beans.  I completely understand because I used to find cooking beans a little burdensome.  Cooking beans in a pot filled with water often times kept you tied to […]

Don’t tell anyone I told you this secret!

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Appetizer / Mexican

RED AND GREEN SALSA Want to impress your friends and tell them that you made your own salsa? After tasting this salsa your friends will think you should open your own Mexican restaurant.  All the ingredients are in your pantry and refrigerator.  The blender does all the work and the salsa will be ready in five minutes.   On a 104 degree day, like today in California, you will be thankful not to need your […]


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RED CHILE AND CHEESE ENCHILADAS Enchiladas can seem mundane, but if you make your own enchilada sauce they become something special.  Once you have tasted homemade enchilada sauce, you will never want anything else.  Patience is key with this recipe. Time-1 hour and 30 minutes Serving-4 Ingredients 1 package of California Chile pods 8 ounce 1  package of New Mexico Chile pods 8 ounce 12 corn tortillas 1 block of cheddar cheese 8 ounce shredded […]