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Cooking Classes

Tamale Cooking Class at De Leons Mexican Foods

We are having a Tamalada at De Leons Mexican Foods! Join us for a fun evening in this hands-on class learning to make homemade savory pork and sweet pineapple tamales. We will learn to prepare a quick and easy cooked … Continue reading

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Hatch Chiles Have Arrived at De Leon’s Foods!

Join Mike and me for our fun and informative Hatch Chile Cooking Class. We will learn to make three of New Mexico’s favorite dishes: chile verde, green chile enchiladas, and stuff green chiles with picadillo. Serving Frank’s delicious homemade artisan … Continue reading

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By popular demand, another fun and informative Carne Asada class at de Leons Foods.

WHEN: Tomorrow June 19th at 5:30  WHERE: De Leons Mexican Foods, 102 E. Francis Ave. Spokane. To register, go to “classes & events” at top of page. Click pay here, submit info to PayPal.  Mike Gonzalez and I look forward … Continue reading

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A St. Paddy’s Day Fiesta

Please join me on March 17th for a very unique cooking class. In honor of St Patricks Day we will explore the Irish/Mexican connection as we prepare a fusion meal of Irish/ Mexican cookery. Who would imagine that there is … Continue reading

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Cochinita Pibil is a favorite Yucatan, Mexico, pork dish.

Every time we make cochinita pibil for friends, they rave “this is the best Mexican pork we’ve ever eaten! The meat is rich and succulent with a unique earthy flavor imparted from achiote, a seasoning paste, made from annatto seeds … Continue reading

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Mexican Cooking Class Questions? Which Achiote paste is best?

Hi Lynne. I took a couple of your classes and was in your class last night (Enchilada sauce). We have company coming this weekend so I thought I would make the sauce ahead, so got my tomatoes and seasonings. I … Continue reading

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Mexican Cooking Class: Seafood Enchiladas baked with our tasty homemade Enchilada sauce.

Our recipe features fresh seafood, any favorite combination will do; scallops, shrimp, crab, or a mild whitefish, like halibut or rockfish. Try our version of red chile enchilada sauce for this dish or, if you really must, use canned or … Continue reading

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Mexican Cooking Class; How to Make Enchiladas Verdes

Making homemade Enchiladas is a bit of work, so make a big batch and freeze an extra pan for dinner on a busy night. The enchiladas we prepare in our Mexican Foods cooking class feature homemade sauces and fresh seasonal … Continue reading

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Mexican Cooking Class: Super good super easy Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

During our Mexican cooking class Monday night students tried their hand at making homemade corn tortillas and puffy little gorditas. This tomatillo salsa was a big hit, a perfect accompaniment to the Baja fish tacos and vegetarian gorditas that we feasted … Continue reading

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Mexican Cooking Class; Hot Tamales

Learning to make tamales is fun and we are definetly having a great time making them in my cooking classes.  The Kitchen Engine in Spokane is filling my hands-on tamale classes with eager learners wanting to know more about authentic Mexican food. The students are awesom … Continue reading

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