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Cinco De Mayo

JALAPENO GUAVA MARGARITA

JALAPENO GUAVA MARGARITA

It’s 5 O’clock somewhere!  Reason enough to kick back and relax with this sweet and spicy cocktail.  Sweet guava juice and homemade, a spicy citrus/jalapeno simple syrup pair with tequila for one of the tastiest margaritas around.  Make it a cocktail party by serving these…

CHOCOFLAN BUNDT CAKE

CHOCOFLAN BUNDT CAKE

This Mexican dessert is a moist, dense chocolate cake, scented with cinnamon and cayenne layered with a creamy vanilla flan and a goat’s milk caramel sauce.  It’s like two desserts in one. As we all #stayathometogether, comfort food takes on a whole new meaning.  I…

MEXICAN CHORIZO AND EGG TACOS

MEXICAN CHORIZO AND EGG TACOS

Spicy breakfast tacos are a great way to start your Cinco De Mayo celebration.  Soft flour tortillas are stuffed with fluffy scrambled eggs and spicy, Mexican chorizo sausage.  Easy enough for a weekday morning, yet delicious enough for a weekend brunch. If breakfast is the…

MEXICAN GRILLED CORN

MEXICAN GRILLED CORN

This quick and easy vegetable recipe brings out the sweet taste of the corn with just a hint of subtle spice.  The flavors of the smoky corn slathered in the buttery sauce flecked with spice are the taste of summer. This delicious corn recipe is…

SPICY SHRIMP TACOS WITH SWEET AND CRUNCHY SLAW

SPICY SHRIMP TACOS WITH SWEET AND CRUNCHY SLAW

These spicy shrimp tacos are healthy, delicious, and ready in about 30 minutes.  Plus, they’re just fun to eat. They are served on a sweet and crunchy slaw and drizzled with a cool, creamy cilantro jalapeno sauce to balance out the heat of the shrimp’s…

CLASSIC CADILLAC MARGARITA

CLASSIC CADILLAC MARGARITA

Ditch the mix!  Enjoy this easy and delicious recipe for a classic Cadillac margarita using a few simple ingredients and the best alcohol that you can afford. A Cadillac margarita is considered a ‘top shelf’ cocktail using an aged reposado tequila and Grand Marnier liqueur. …

TEX-MEX BEEF FAJITAS

TEX-MEX BEEF FAJITAS

Juicy steak fajitas are always a crowd pleaser.  They are incredibly easy to throw together for a quick weeknight dinner. They are equally great to serve at a party.  What a show stopper to bring a sizzling skillet of fajita meat and vegetables to a…

FRESH STRAWBERRY KEY LIME MARGARITAS

FRESH STRAWBERRY KEY LIME MARGARITAS

Since I embarked on this new writing/blogging career, I am so grateful for no longer feeling that stressed out, anxious,  Sunday afternoon dread.  Do you know what I mean? Those Sundays where you feel great in the morning and as the day goes on, you…

THE ULTIMATE MEXICAN HOT CHOCOLATE COOKIES

THE ULTIMATE MEXICAN HOT CHOCOLATE COOKIES

This cookie is rich and chocolatey, with a warm spiciness that will leave you craving more.  These cookies are soft on the inside and crispy around the edges. The surprise of the cayenne starts subtle and then hits with a warm spiciness in the back…

SPICY MEXICAN RICE PILAF

SPICY MEXICAN RICE PILAF

This is a simple recipe that explodes with the comforting, spicy, warm flavors of Mexico.  So versatile, this can be a side or a one-dish meal with the addition of some meat. I could eat this rice as a meal in itself.  Yes, carb overload.…

TRUCKSTOP ENCHILADAS

TRUCKSTOP ENCHILADAS

These truckstop enchiladas are comfort food at it’s best.  Zesty, homemade enchilada sauce and a rich, meaty filling make this Mexican classic a delicious, hearty meal that your family will love.  I like to serve them with Mexican Grilled Corn and a Classic Cadillac Margarita.…