Huevos Rancheros Divorciados

My husband and I awoke this morning wanting a heartier-than-normal breakfast, and sometimes a gray January morning just needs a little spice. I decided to make Gabriela Cámara's Huevos Rancheros Divorciados from her Masterclass, using two of the fresh, from-scratch salsas I made last week. My husband approved so overwhelmingly, he's pushing for this to… Continue reading Huevos Rancheros Divorciados

Gabriela Cámara’s Salsa Verde Cruda and Adobo Rojo de Chiles

I've finished my first Masterclass - Gabriela Cámara Teaches Mexican Cooking - and today was my first attempt at applying some of the skills I learned, namely Salsa Verde Cruda and Adobo Rojo de Chiles (marinade for Tacos al Pastor). This was my first time working with achiote, tomatillos, and several varieties of chilies, and… Continue reading Gabriela Cámara’s Salsa Verde Cruda and Adobo Rojo de Chiles

Grilled Chicken and Avocado Street Tacos

I have several taco recipes on rotation, because, let's face it: tacos. This particular recipe is especially good because it uses chicken thighs. They're very moist and hold the marinade flavor especially well. It's definitely been added to our list of usual suspects! TIP: add a pinch of cayenne to the marinade to give your… Continue reading Grilled Chicken and Avocado Street Tacos

Thick and spicy chicken tortilla soup

This soup surprised me. I have an old standby recipe for Southwest Chicken Chili, but my husband asked for something spicier and a little more "like a soup". I decided to try this unconventional recipe, trusting all the rave reviews. The unfamiliar idea of using corn tortillas as a thickener seemed awkward, but I gave… Continue reading Thick and spicy chicken tortilla soup