Ex-Girlfriend's Mom's Salsa Fresca (Pico de Gallo)
My ex's mom had the best hand-chopped salsa fresca I have ever tasted back in college. Over the years, I have tweaked it to something my friends and family rave about. The trick for this salsa is marinating the onions and jalapenos in lime juice for about 5 minutes before adding the tomatoes and cilantro. There are two tricks to this recipe: 1. Hand-chop everything. It takes a while, but it is worth it. 2. The marinating is what makes this salsa special. Hope you enjoy.
This cake has a reputation! A sweet and tempting caramel is drizzled into a greased Bundt® pan, followed by a gorgeous smooth mixture for a moist and rich chocolate cake and a layer of flan. Serve topped with more melted cajeta if you wish.
Authentic Mexican Tortillas
I learned how to make these growing up watching my mother Alma. We have never used an actual recipe, but for your convenience I came up with one.
Tacros (Croissant Tacos)
Behold the best mashup ever, the croissant taco! Fine masa harina in the croissant dough results in flaky layers with a chewy interior. They're dense on the inside -- the better to hold the fillings -- but if you prefer a more tender, croissant-type texture, decrease the masa, increase the bread flour, and omit the gluten. I've also included lard in the dough, but feel free to use all butter. These don't keep well, so plan to eat them all on the day you make them.
Authentic Enchiladas Verdes
These enchiladas are made with a fresh green salsa, just like you would find in a Mexican restaurant or better yet, in a Mexican home.
Frozen Margarita Pie
This pie is a refreshing end to a meal. It is always a big hit when served at gatherings. Enjoy!
Classic Frozen Strawberry Margarita
A refreshing variation on a classic frozen margarita.
Traditional Mexican Guacamole
This guacamole is great! Whether or not you want it spicy, this guacamole is a dip to die for!
Lisa's Favorite Carne Asada Marinade
I've tried many marinade recipes for carne asada, and this is our family favorite!
A very easy way to make great horchata!
Authentic Mole Sauce
Hot chiles and rich chocolate make this authentic mole sauce perfect for topping stewed meats or enchiladas.
Slow Cooker Carnitas
Carnitas means 'little meats' and is traditionally fried then braised. This recipe is made much easier using the slow cooker but the results are just as tasty. This makes a great filling for tamales, enchiladas, tacos and burritos. This filling is also great combined with your favorite barbecue sauce and served on buns.