Slow Cooked Green Chile Pork Enchiladas

Slow Cooked Green Chile Pork Enchiladas

Spice rubbed pork is simmered in beer and green chile sauce until tender, then stuffed into tortillas and baked underneath a blanket of cheese. Plus a giveaway from Stubb’s Legendary Bar-B-Q! Continue Reading →

Prickly Pear-Marinated Shrimp Tacos with Honey-Glazed Chorizo & BBQ Crema

Big Flavors from a Mystery Basket Volume 2: Prickly Pear-Marinated Shrimp Tacos with Honey-Glazed Chorizo & BBQ Crema

This installment of Big Flavors from a Mystery Basket turns ingredients sent to me from a Texan food blogger into sweet-and-spicy TACOS! Continue Reading →

Tyler Florence's Chicken Enchiladas

Tyler Florence’s Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken is dusted with Mexican spices, shredded, then tossed with chiles, corn and tomatoes before it’s wrapped up, coated with cheese and baked until nice and melty. Continue Reading →

Korean-Style Beef Tacos with Quick Pickled Cabbage

Korean-Style Beef Tacos with Quick Pickled Cabbage

My local Farmers Market recently got a new meat vendor, and they carry so many cuts of beef. I picked up a flank steak the last time I was there, and this taco recipe was the perfect thing to make with it!

A simple marinade imparts wonderful flavor into the beef, and a quick kimchi-esque topping really kicks up the heat and adds a nice crunch. Continue Reading →

Slow Cooker Enchiladas

Slow Cooker Enchiladas

Historically, I’ve had bad luck when it comes to mixing tomatoes and beans in the slow cooker. One of the few meals we’ve given a 1 star rating to featured canned tomatoes and beans and cornmeal dumplings in the slow cooker. There have been so many others, that I had sworn off the bean-and-tomato slow cooker combo altogether. Continue Reading →

Roasted Kabocha and Eggplant Tacos with Poblano Crema

Roasted Kabocha and Eggplant Tacos with Poblano Crema #12WksWinterSquash

I was walking through the produce aisle with my son last week, and he was asking what the different kinds of squash were. When I saw kabocha, I told him I had never cooked with it before, so I decided to pick one up to use for week 11 of 12 Weeks of Winter Squash.

And then, taco inspiration struck… Continue Reading →

Cilantro and Lime Fish Tacos with Cilantro and Lime Crema

Cilantro and Lime Fish Tacos with Cilantro and Lime Crema

New Year’s Eve 2013. The plan: Epic Taco Tuesday to finish off the year with some good friends. Lots of tasty, vegan dishes and libations were planned.

New Year’s Eve Eve 2013. The reality: Spent the night in the Emergency Room with my 2-year-old. There’s a line in the baby books for “first ER visit”, right?

Right. Continue Reading →

Pork Asada Tacos with Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Pork Asada Tacos with Tomatillo Salsa Verde

I’m going to go ahead and proclaim 2013 The Year of the Taco. We’ve enjoyed lots of different takes on tacos this year, both fresh from my tiny kitchen and out at restaurants from New York to Maryland and Indiana. There isn’t much that I wouldn’t want to taco-fy, and I’m looking forward to trying a lot more filling combos in the future. So when I saw these beautiful pork tacos pop up in my feed reader, I just had to try them out. Continue Reading →