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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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Festive Mexican Flag Rice

  A colorful display of green, red, and white rice is a perfect patriotic side dish. Each rice represents one color of the Mexican flag. Mexican Flag Rice   Green Rice / Arroz Verde This deliciously creamy rice derives its green color from … Continue reading

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Poblano Chiles stuffed with Picadillo

Picadillo is a spiced meat filling made with fruit and usually nuts. It can be used for chile rellenos, empanadas, and  other specialty Mexican dishes. This recipe adapted from Fridas Fiestas was served at the wedding of Frida Kahlo and … 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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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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Diana Kennedy “The Matriarch of Authentic Mexican Cooking”

Diana Kennedy is a pioneer in her crusade to enlighten others about authentic Mexican food. This latest article in the Washington Post (read here) has caused quite a stir. Diana Kennedy is 87 years young, feisty and outspoken. I’d love … Continue reading

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Chile Colorado, a versatile Mexican Cooking sauce

We bring out my prized Mexican clay cazuelas to make this dish. The meat simmers in the large earthenware pot, bubbling slowly on the  stovetop soaking up the red chile – pepper sauce that infuses each morsel with its smooth earthy heat. … Continue reading

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Chiles in Walnut Sauce / Chiles en Nogada

This patriotic Mexican dish is one of my favorites. It is quite impressive with complex flavors, textures, and colors (the red white and green represent the flag of Mexico.) Fresh green poblano peppers add a little heat, the savory filling … Continue reading

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