Tex-Mex vs. Mexican Food

Did you know there’s a difference between Tex-Mex and Mexican food? If you look around online, you’ll find lots of debate over which cooking style is better. Some “traditionalists” even question if Tex-Mex is an actual form of American cuisine. No matter where the debate goes, Tex-Mex has officially earned its place on the American…

Chicken Soft Tacos

So I made chicken soft tacos. This is super fast & easy – perfect for those week night dinners when you’re half in the chair and half out the door heading to some kid activity. If you’re in a pinch feel free to use rotisserie chicken. If I had enough counter space I’d totally live…

Smoky Beef Taco Meat

I can take no credit for this recipe as it was given to me by my sister and I’m not sure where she got this recipe for smoky beef taco meat. This is made with chipotle chiles in adobo sauce. Be warned it is spicy – so serve it with plenty of sour cream. I…

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Ole! This recipe for watermelon agua fresca is perfect for hot days. I hope you enjoy how simple this is to make. Did you know my cookbook launched a few weeks ago? You can purchase it through my shop. If you like what you’re reading, be sure to check out my sloCooking archive site. Watermelon…

Cranberry Tequila Punch

I’m on a mission this month  since 1) we’re in May, and 2) the weather is warming up – to make you long for the cool breezes, warm weather and tequila drinks found in Mexico.  This recipe for cranberry tequila punch certainly fits the bill. How am I doing so far? I went to college…

Slow Cooker Pork Chile Verde

Since we’ve hit May, I’m attempting to do a full Mexican theme with the food this month. Here’s a recipe for slow cooker pork chile verde. So far so good I say. And since my family loves eating this way it’s a win win for me. While this might not be the quickest recipe, it…

Margarita for Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco de Mayo! To celebrate here is the recipe for one of my favorite beverages. We acquired this particular recipe while running our catering company. This is a crowd pleaser and one that I like to make when making mass quantities of margaritas! This variety is mixed and served on the rocks – not…

Easy Mexican Stewed Chicken

I know you feel it too – that moment of panic when you realize that you have to cook dinner but just can’t seem to put it together fast enough. That dreaded mom guilt. Hits you in the gut every time. Do I work, or do I stop what I’m doing to slave in the…

Easy Mexican Chicken

Ever faced with that moment where you know you have to cook dinner, but just can’t seem to put it together fast enough? Me too – despite my best efforts and desires to plan ahead, sometimes I just don’t feel pulled together enough to get dinner on the table for my family. That’s why I…