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Food Truck Review; Taco Works & Best Sandwich Shack

Everyone always asks me what my favorite Mexican restaurant is. So, I’ve set out on a journey to report my opinion on the Mexican food scene and discover the hidden gems of N. Idaho. My first foray is to the two highly recommended … 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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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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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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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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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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Quesadilla de Tinga de Nopal

How to make quesadiilas with an unusual filling of nopals or prickly pear cactus. Continue reading

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Mexican Marinated Beef Salad featured on “In The Kitchen with Mike Gonzalez”

The Cook With Us kitchen was busy last Friday filming the latest TV episode of “In The Kitchen“. Mike Gonzalez made our excellent traditional Mexican Beef Salad. Afterwards the crew digs in hungrily and it gets thumbs up! The show … Continue reading

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Chile Rellenos / Rellenos de Queso

Hot Tips for Hot Chiles 1. Making chile rellenos is a messy affair so I tell my students it’s a great “make ahead” dish. The process from stuffing, battering, and frying the chiles can be done early. When guests arrive … Continue reading

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