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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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Oyster Soup by Frida Kahlo

Mexican Cooking with Frida Fridas Fiestas is a beautiful cookbook with Recipes and Reminiscences of Life with Frida Kahlo, written by Gudalupe Rivera, Diego’s daughter, and Marie-Pierre Colle.   If you are not familiar with Frida Kahlo she is a larger … Continue reading

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Farmers Market Salad with Grilled Shrimp

 A composed salad is edible artistry.  Each fresh vegetable is showcased,  each vivid color and texture contrasting beautifully together on the plate.  Mix and match, whatever suits your palette. 2 cups fresh organic lettuce, red leaf & oak leaf (shown) torn into bite … Continue reading

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Summertime and the pickin’ is easy.

Thank-you Bonnie for the luscious red raspberries.  Perfectly ripened berries are sweet but slightly tart and are delicious sprinkled on  breakfast cereals and folded into pancake batter.  With the last cup of berries I made this wonderful raspberry tea cake.  … 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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Shrimp in Chipotle Salsa over fried Cheese / Camerones en Salsa de Chipotle sobre Queso asado

Mexican Food and Caribbean food is “IN” When cooking authentic Hispanic dishes the food will taste and look so much better if it is prepared with traditional Mexican and Caribbean cheeses. Our spring inspired recipe today features Queso Oaxaca. Queso … 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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Our Caribbean inspired Chicken dish is fresh and light.

Tropical chicken is an original Cook With Us recipe. Chicken cutlets smothered with mango sauce, plantains and fresh veggies. Continue reading

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Traditional Mexican Pozole

How to make Mexican pozole, a rich robust meal in a bowl, chock full of pork and hominy. Continue reading

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