Tag Archives: Mexican

Pork Tacos and Veggies in Soft Corn Tortillas – Leftover Pork Shoulder Roast

Contains:  Nightshades, grains. Is:  Mexican-inspired, gluten-free, working with leftovers. For this recipe, I used leftover pork  from the Pork Shoulder Roast with Pumpkin, Peppers and Onion recipe I posted yesterday.  I cooked portions of the leftovers further, for shredding-into-taco purposes. … Continue reading

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Pork Shoulder Roast with Pumpkin, Peppers, and Onion

Contains:  Nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain free, Whole30, Paleo. This recipe is Mexican-influenced, using Guajillo peppers and optional Arbol peppers.  And, except for the onions, all the ingredients here are New World in origin.   That whole shoulder end of the porker … Continue reading

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New World Tamales – Turkey & Tomato

Contains:  Nightshades, grains (corn).  Is: Gluten-free, inspired by New World meals and ingredients.  The original goal for the tamales was to make them for Columbus Day, using only ingredients (though not equipment or techniques) available somewhere in the New World … Continue reading

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Menudo Soup (A Mexican Tripe Dish)

Contains:  Offal, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, wheat free, Whole30, paleo.  Halloween is on the horizon, as is the Mexican Day of the Dead – so, why not make Menudo? Of course if you add optional hominy or corn, this will no … Continue reading

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Braised Mexican Pork Loin Rib Roast

Contains:  Nightshades, legumes.  Is:  Gluten-free, mildly spicy. Haven’t done anything Mexican recently, so I got inspired to go check out a Mexican goat recipe – and there really is such a thing, done as a stew.  However, this is a … Continue reading

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Guacamole!

Contains:  Nightshades.  Is: Paleo, Whole30, vegetarian, vegan. I just LUV a good guac!  I make mine chunky, but nothing stands in your way of taking this recipe and smoothing it out to a creamy texture. I always buy two or … Continue reading

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Taco de Lengua: Beef Tongue Tacos

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy.  NOTE:  I’m posting this recipe in two parts today:  one, the salsa verde, the second the tacos de lengua.  Some may want just the salsa and may want to steer well clear of any meat such as … Continue reading

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Salsa Verde with Tomatillo, Avocado, Sour Cream

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy.  Is:  Vegetarian.   NOTE:  I’m posting this recipe in two parts today:  one, the salsa verde, the second the tacos de lengua.  Some may want just the salsa and may want to steer well clear of any meat … Continue reading

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For Cinco de Mayo: Fish Tacos in Lettuce Shell; Vegetarian Tacos in Lettuce Shell

Here we have recipes for both vegetarian and fish tacos, served in lettuce. I’ve cut down on my home consumption of starches such as wheat or corn, and I’ve upped the outright veggies in my life.  Hence, a swap for … Continue reading

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Pork Carnitas (for a pot-luck crowd)

I love many varieties of “ethnic” foods, and enjoy attempting to re-create some of these in my own kitchen.  I’ve focused more on Asian and Mediterranean, and less on south of the (my) border, but I love Mexican, Peruvian and … Continue reading

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