All posts tagged: Rice

Summertime Grillin’ and Chillin’

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Mexican / Steak

  Carne Asada (Citrus Marinaded Skirt Steak) Carne Asada is the quintessential grilled dish in my backyard.  It’s the perfect summer meal to enjoy with friends and family.   When I want to barbecue, I think of Carne Asada or Burgers.  We are fortunate in California to have a plethora of Mexican Carnecerias (Meat market).  At the Carnecerias you can buy marinaded skirt steak ready to grill.  When I lived in New York 12 years […]

Back to Basics a Mexican Kitchen

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Mexican

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 […]

One Pot Wonder

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Chicken

ARROZ CON POLLO WITH CILANTRO CHIMICHURRI Arroz con pollo means “rice with chicken.”  It is a traditional dish of Spain.  This recipe speaks more to a Mexican palette, with a salute to Argentina.  The cilantro chimichurri gives this dish an added fresh acidic bite.  One of the benefits of this delicious meal is it only involves one pot.  How wonderful life is when you can bring an exquisite supper to the table with a single […]