Category Archives: Mexican

Southwestern – Chicken Chili. 8/5/20

Our next stop in our tour around the culinary world comes from the U.S. Southwest. This easy chicken chili uses a Costco rotisserie chicken* and canned cannellini beans. I used the Neely’s Chicken Chili recipe which you can find at … Continue reading

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Pulled pork tacos with Texas caviar. 7/27/20

This dinner was a reprise of Sunday’s family lunch. Since this pork is a fattier cut than most of “the other white meat,” I had to keep my portion small. I did not fold up my taco but ate it … Continue reading

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Sunday lunch with our kids. 6/28/20

Over the past several weeks our son has been joining us for some tennis playing (non-competitive) and lunch (also non-competitive.) At first we just had burgers and salads but this week I decided to change things up.  John and I … Continue reading

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Un-chiladas . 5/29/20

I came up with the idea for this dinner. I said, “How about we have chicken breast with salsa verde, brown rice, and spicy black beans?” John said, “No tortillas? That would be like having un-chiladas!” And so out of … Continue reading

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Two light choices for Memorial Day grilling. 5/21/20

Here are a couple of dinners we have made over the last couple of days. They would be the perfect light dishes for Memorial Day grilling. Portobello mushroom burger with cole slaw and Texas caviar The marinated and grilled mushroom … Continue reading

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Pinto bean tacos. 5/5/20

Happy Cinco de Mayo! To honor this quasi-holiday and because it is Tuesday we are having tacos! Since I am trying to do an every other day vegan/vegetarian dinner, we are preparing pinto bean tacos accompanied by cole slaw. My … Continue reading

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Vegetarian/vegan chili. 4/25/20

I am always on the lookout for a good vegetarian chili recipe.  The mushrooms give this chili umami and texture and the bulgur thickens it up. We ended up using salsa verde because we did not have any cilantro and … Continue reading

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🐓 Chicken enchiladas. 3/10/20

Have some chicken left over from that too-good-to-pass-up deal on rotisserie chicken at Costco? A quick and easy dinner to make is chicken enchiladas. I made a mixture of onions and garlic (sautéed first), pulled chicken, corn, and black beans … Continue reading

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🥬 Black bean tacos and Texas caviar. 3/4/20

Black bean tacos and Texas caviar have a lot of components that need chopping but there is very little cooking. I take a short-cut with the Texas caviar and use half of a can of drained Rotel and dump the … Continue reading

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🐓 White chicken chili. 2/25/20

The recipe I use for white chicken chili is from Food Network. I make a few changes. Since there are only two of us I halve the ingredients. We still have plenty left over.  Instead of mashing some of the … Continue reading

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