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Dining Out: Casa Oaxaca, Bethel, CT 06801

If you have been here for awhile, you may have noticed there haven’t been any “Dining Out” reviews for a year and a half now.  And this post is a representation of the second time I’ve gotten down to my … Continue reading

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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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Soft Corn Tacos with Scallions, Pepper Jack, Avocado, Microgreens

Contains:  Dairy.  Is: Vegetarian, gluten-free, quick and easy. Well, earlier today I posted an omnivore taco, and now I am making a vegetarian one.  Photos here are more step by step (probably because I was less hungry, ya’think???) As always, … Continue reading

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Soft Corn Tacos with Ground Bison, Pepper Jack, Ramps, and Microgreens

Contains:  Dairy, nightshades (seasoning).  Is: Gluten-free, quick and easy.   What is rather sad on a small-scale level these days (considering there are a lot of much  larger-scale sadnesses going on) is that at taco bars the cheese to sprinkle … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo: Tex-Mex Style Vegetarian, Grain-Free Stuffed Peppers (feat. Black Beans)

Contains:  Legumes, nightshades, dairy.  Is:  Vegetarian, gluten-free, grain-free.   Yes, my stuffing of choice is based around legumes, specifically black beans.  Which are my favorite “hard” legume of all. For a bean challenge at CookingBites, I have decided to make … Continue reading

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Arrachera Mex-Tex Beef

Think of this as the meat you put into your fajitas, although you can do other things with your preparation.  Arracheras are nearly always made from skirt steak, and it is marinated up to three days before grilling, although 24 … Continue reading

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