Mexican Pizzas

Taco Bell is revamping their menu which sadly means we’re losing the Mexican pizza. But before drowning your tears in a pitcher of margaritas, take comfort in the fact that they’re extremely easy to make at home. I’ll go out on a limb and say […]

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Steak Fajita Quesadillas

It’s a fiesta for your mouth with melty cheese, spicy roasted peppers and onions. Make sure you liberally sprinkle some cheese at the top of the quesadilla so it oozes and gets some of those melty, crusty cheesy bits as it cooks. Makes 2 quesadillas. […]

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Pork Mole Enchiladas

I can’t say enough good things about these enchiladas. The mole is super flavorful and complex, the pork is perfectly tender, and there’s a bunch of cheese involved. They’re perfect. I’m going to leave it at that. If you want to make this a quicker […]

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Homemade Quesarito

Taco Bell sadly revamped their menu and pulled the quesarito (they did replace it with the grilled cheese burrito, so I can’t complain that much). Solution? Learn to make quesaritos at home. For the homemade flour tortillas, this is my go-to recipe courtesy of NYT […]

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Taco Lasagna

This is “white people taco night” at it’s finest. But considering that most of my favorite Mexican food is just some combination of tortillas, meat, cheese, and beans, this is still a very worthwhile add into the rotation. Why is this version better than the […]

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Orange Sauce

This sauce is crack. Immediately addicting and your nose is running but you can’t stop eating it. It’s the spicy version of the ubiquitous taqueria sauce they serve in squeeze bottles. You can scale down the amount of habanero peppers, or omit them entirely. The […]

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Spicy Mole

Mole is not traditionally something you whip up in a flash.  Traditionally, the complex flavors are developed over a looooong period of time.  Lucky for you, this recipe uses a few shortcuts to get all of those delicious flavors in a much shorter period of […]

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Southwestern Taco Salads

These salads are loaded because that’s the only way you can normally get me to eat a salad. Blackened chicken, avocado, crumbled cotija cheese, fire roasted corn, pico de gallo, and a spicy chipotle ranch dressing. This is a “non-recipe” recipe – you can improvise […]

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