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Dutch Oven Carnitas (How to Make Carnitas Tacos)

These delicious dutch oven carnitas make for the best tacos ever PERIOD. At least according to my family that is. But seriously, my kids adore it, and I enjoy making it for them even more. Onion, garlic, Mexican spices and seasonings, and a not-so-secret meat tenderizer combine to create juicy, tangy shredded pork with rich, …

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Pollo Encacahuatado (Chicken in Peanut Sauce)

If you’re nuts about nuts, you’ll love this Mexican recipe for chicken in a spicy peanut sauce also known as “pollo encacahuatado”. Every bite of the tender chicken is accompanied by a rich, creamy sauce made from roasted peanuts and dried chilies. If you enjoy this dish you’ll have to check out this creamy chipotle …

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Black Bean Soup with Masa Dumplings

This healthy and delicious black bean soup with masa dumplings is a little bowl of heaven on earth. It is a quintessentially Mexican dish that’s warming and comforting. The tantalizing dumplings also known as chochoyotes are simmered to perfection in the flavorful bean broth. Thankfully it’s very easy to make and economical. Where does this …

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Red Chile Pork Tamales (Tamales de Puerco)

Savory, flavorful and satisfying, these red chile pork tamales are absolutely delicious. In the Mexican culture, eating tamales for breakfast or during celebrations evokes a connection with family and land. Traditional tamale recipes differ in stuffing and preparation depending on the region. The recipe being shared today uses corn husks as the wrapping but banana …

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Sausage Cornbread Casserole (Mexican style)

This sausage cornbread casserole is going to become a new family favorite. Everyone will want seconds! It’s an incredibly delicious dish that’s also very adaptable. After trying this recipe just once, you’ll wonder why you never made it before! This delicious sausage cornbread bake is a recipe that my grandmother gave me from a friend …

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