Posole and tortillas star alongside beans, chicken and beef in Mexican cooking. From the humble taco, enchilada and burrito to Swordfish Steaks with Yucatecan Garlic-Spice Marinade, Mexican food has something for every taste and style of cooking.
Sopaipillas with Honey Ice Cream
This is an easy version of a Mexican doughnut made with flour tortillas, similar to a Louisiana beignet.
Peach and Brie Quesadillas
Ripe but firm peaches work best. If the peaches are too ripe, the quesadillas will be soggy. Placing the fillings on one side of the tortilla and folding the other half over like a taco makes the quesadillas easier to handle.
Seitan in Mexican Gravy
This dish works best over a bed of brown rice, with a fresh green salad on the side.
Pollo en Mole Verde
Epazote is a fresh herb that can be found in Latino markets. Its flavor is strong, acidic and lemony. The most common use of epazote is to flavor beans and sauces.
Salsa de Molcajete
The name of this salsa is derived from the fact that it is traditionally made by grinding the ingredients in a molcajete, or mortar, for a chunky consistency. For entertaining, serving the salsa in a molcajete makes a nice and festive presentation.
Chicken Tacos with Honey Chipotle Sauce
You may serve the tacos with salsa instead of the honey chipotle sauce. Use a store bought rotisserie chicken for a quick-and-easy meal.
Lime Cilantro Chicken Tacos
Rotisserie chicken gives you a jump-start on an easy dinner with Tex-Mex flair.
Fast-off-the-Grill Chorizo Quesadillas
Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Use a spatula to crumble the chorizo as you place it in the pan. Sauté the chorizo until…