Tagged with Mexican food

Crockpot* Carnitas

One of my favorite Mexican dishes is pork carnitas. These “little bits” of cooked pork are delicious folded into a warm corn tortilla. Ideally, cubes of pork are slow roasted so that they’re tender inside and a little crispy on the exterior. But, lazy me, I just throw hunks of pork shoulder in my slow … Continue reading

Chorizo and eggs with black beans

I don’t know why I haven’t been cooking more Mexican food at home, but when I remembered I had chorizo, the spicy fresh Mexican sausage (not to be confused with the cured Spanish kind), in the freezer I decided to get crackin’.  Eggs that is. Chorizo and eggs is a wonderful breakfast dish, but I had … Continue reading

Grub Hut Flautas

I’ve had this photo for a while now, and keep forgetting to share it.  When I reviewed Grub Hut in Manville for the Packet back in June, this was the starter my friend and I shared.  Loved this place. It was a blackboard special, Jefe’s (the boss’s) Mole Flautas ($9.95).  Sassafras wood smoked chicken was shredded and … Continue reading

Mexico Bound

My foodie colleague, Rugh Alegria, who lived in Princeton for many years, is having too much fun without me in Mexico!  She lives in Mexico City’s trendy Condesa neighborhood, the base for her culinary tour and cooking school business, Mexico Soul and Essence. Her blog, Alegria in Mexico, was recently named the top Mexican food blog by … Continue reading